Vanessa lives in the south of France and is passionate about French and Corsican history and culture, the inspiration for her writing. THE HOUSE AT ZARONZA is based on an intriguing true story that she came across when holidaying on the beguiling Mediterranean island of Corsica. It will be reissued with editorial changes in April 2018.
The next novel in her Tales of Corsica series, THE CORSICAN WIDOW, is set on Corsica and in Marseilles during the 18th century and will be published in May 2018. She is also working on a sequel to The House at Zaronza, set during World War II.
Vanessa's short stories have won, been placed and shortlisted in creative writing competitions and published in anthologies and online. FRENCH COLLECTION: TWELVE SHORT STORIES set in France was released in November 2017.
Vanessa has a degree in history from Oxford University and an MBA. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society, ex-pat writing community Writers Abroad and the Parisot Writing Group.
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