Deborah Swift

History is full of ordinary people
with extraordinary stories

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New Release

‘There is everything to admire in this novel – the crisp writing, the fully-realized characters . . . stellar historical fiction’ Ann Weisgarber, author of The Personal History of Rachel DuPree

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The Gilded Lily

"Give me more!' A delight!' Susanna Gregory 'Ms Swift's prose is compelling, her characters convincing' Westmorland Gazette 'An addictive page-turning read' Mary Sharratt 'the intense evocation of the period never falters" Gabrielle Kimm 'The storyline fascinating, the characters memorable' History and Women 'The detail is superb' Let them Read Books

The Lady's Slipper

'Top Pick!' RT Book Reviews 'Highly recommended' The Historical Novels Review 'Women's Fiction at its best' History and Women 'Brilliant saga' Romance Reviews Today 'Rich and haunting' Reading the Past  'Great read for fans of sweeping historical novels' Night Owl Reviews 'Riveting narrative' For the Love of Books 'Complex and engaging' Bookgeeks 'Utterly captivating' Karen Maitland, author of The Owl Killers


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