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Rosie Thomas - Author


Rosie Thomas is the author of a number of celebrated novels, including the bestsellers The Kashmir Shawl, Sun at Midnight, Iris and Ruby and Constance. Once she was established as a writer and her children were grown, she discovered a love of travelling and mountaineering. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica and travelled the silk road through Asia. She lives in London.

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If you like Rosie Thomas you might also like to read books by Julia Gregson, Douglas Kennedy and Michelle Paver.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Rosie Thomas

Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas
Reader Reviewed Daughter of the House
Rosie Thomas
A heartfelt, lovely, interesting story set between 1910 and 1931, where a family with a difference, face everyday and extraordinary difficulties and conflicts. Daughter of the House follows on from The Illusionists however you don't need to read these...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2016
Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas
Reader Reviewed Daughter of the House
Rosie Thomas
One of our Books of the Year 2015. August 2015 Book of the Month. A heartfelt, lovely, interesting story set between 1910 and 1931, where a family with a difference, face everyday...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
The Illusionists by Rosie Thomas
The Illusionists
Rosie Thomas
May 2015 Book of the Month. A bit of a diversion for Rosie Thomas for this is a period novel of the late Victorian theatre world. It revolves around an illusionist who...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
The Illusionists by Rosie Thomas
The Illusionists
Rosie Thomas
A bit of a diversion for Rosie Thomas for this is a period novel of the late Victorian theatre world. It revolves around an illusionist who calls himself Devil, his love and eventual wife and an ill-tempered dwarf. They are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas
The Kashmir Shawl
Rosie Thomas
March 2012 Book of the Month. One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. Winner of the RNA Epic Romantic Novel Award 2012. Characters and settings are beautifully portrayed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
Lovers and Newcomers by Rosie Thomas
Lovers and Newcomers
Rosie Thomas
A tale of those baby-boomers who we keep hearing so much about, attempting to build a new life for themselves while reminiscing on the past. It is all very idyllic until old attractions surface and an ancient burial site, discovered...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2010
Iris and Ruby by Rosie Thomas
Iris and Ruby
Rosie Thomas
Winner of the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2007.A story that veers back and forth between war-time Cairo and Iris’ early life and the present, with Ruby, her somewhat mixed-up but feisty 17-year old granddaughter who has run away...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 04/09/2006
Sun at Midnight by Rosie Thomas
Sun at Midnight
Rosie Thomas
This is terrific, there is no other word for it, an epic love story and romantic adventure set in a breathtaking location – the Antarctic. I know that Rosie went there while researching this, I heard her give a talk...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2005

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