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” I shall be reading every book that this author writes, she is that good” 

-Amazon 5-Star Reviewer

NEWS! Clare’s latest novel, The Chalky Sea is published on Saturday 1st July 2017. Available in paperback and as an e-book exclusive on Amazon including in Kindle Unlimited
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This collection of short stories features both historical and contemporary stories. Some are based on true events and all can be described as morality tales. As a bonus there are also the first two chapters of Clare’s forthcoming World War 2 novel, “The Chalky Sea.”

Books By Clare Flynn

A Greater World

Clare’s first novel, A Greater World was published on 24th June 2014 on Amazon Kindle and in paperback on 8th August 2014. In April 2015 it was awarded an Indie BRAG Medallion. More


Kurinji Flowers

Clare’s second novel KURINJI FLOWERS is set in the beautiful uplands of South India in the period before Independence and WW2. In September 2015 it gained an Indie BRAG Medallion. More

The Green Ribbons

Clare’s most recent novel, The Green Ribbons, follows the journey of Hephzibah Wildman after she loses both parents in a tragic accident and is forced to build a new life for herself. Set in 1900 this is the next in a series of historical novels with modern themes. More

Letters From A Patchwork Quilt

Inspired by elements from her own family history, LETTERS FROM A PATCHWORK QUILT is the third award-winning novel from Clare Flynn. Awarded 5 Stars by Readers’ Favourite. More

A great historical fiction giveaway

I’ve teamed up with over thirty other historical authors to give away a huge collection of historical fiction & family saga novels to two lucky winners, PLUS a brand new eReader to the Grand Prize winner! On top of that all entrants will receive a...

The Alien Corn – Why I wrote a sequel for the first time

I love to write standalone stories. Maybe it's because I have a very low boredom threshold, but I want to move on at the end of a book.  I felt the same way when I finished The Chalky Sea, but then as the days went by, I kept thinking about Jim, one of my two main...

Interview with author Antoine Vanner

I’m delighted to welcome Antoine Vanner, author of the "Dawlish Chronicles" series of naval adventures.  The series is set in the late Victorian era when technological progress was more rapid than at any previous time in history. This time is also one of growing...

A beautiful new cover for Kurinji Flowers

I recently held a workshop for five other authors so we could all share marketing ideas and critique each other's websites, cover designs and social media presence. It was a fun day and we all came away with loads of useful ideas as well as some new...

Vignettes – a beautiful anthology

I was honoured to be invited to participate in a collection of vignettes, The Vine Leaves Literary Journal by Vine Leaves Press. The anthology arrived this week and what a beauty it is too. It would make a fabulous gift – there’s still time for Christmas!...

Why Do NaNoWriMo and How To Make it Work for You

Yesterday was a big day – I’ve completed my third NaNoWriMo in a row, with four days to spare. In case you don’t know what NaNoWriMo is – it’s NationalNovelWritingMonth – entrants are targeted with writing fifty thousand words during the month of November...

Short Breaks – Big Inspiration

Apart from planned trips to India and Australia to research two of my books, these days I usually plan my holidays around painting – choosing locations I’ve never visited before and where I think there might be interesting landscapes. There have however...

Interview with Laura Morelli

Today I'm delighted to welcome the art historian and novelist Laura Morelli who is about to publish her latest novel, The Painter's Apprentice. I met Laura at the 2016 Historical Novel Society Oxford conference, where she was one of the winners in the...

Interview with Wendy Clarke

Today I'm delighted to welcome the lovely Wendy Clarke to my blog. Wendy is a fellow Sussex resident and member of the Romantic Novelists's Association so I've met her several times.  She is a hugely successful writer of short stories – Wendy's works regularly appears...

Interview with Roz Morris

I first encountered Roz Morris in around 2008/09 when I followed her on Twitter. It was only in 2014, after I published my first novel, that I got to meet her in real life at a function for The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) of which we are both...

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