Podcast: Hazel Gaynor on her Unusual Journey from Self Publishing to Traditional Publishing

Podcast: Hazel Gaynor on her Unusual Journey from Self Publishing to Traditional Publishing

 

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Bestselling author Hazel Gaynor talks to Cheryl about the unusual route she took to publication. An excellent episode for aspiring authors.

About the author:

Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Memory of Violets and The Girl Who Came Home, for which she received the 2015 RNA Historical Novel of the Year award. Her third novel, The Girl from the Savoy, was an Irish Times and Globe & Mail Canada bestseller, and was shortlisted for the BGE Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year. In 2017, she has published The Cottingley Secret and Last Christmas in Paris. Hazel was selected by US Library Journal as one of ‘Ten Big Breakout Authors’ for 2015 and her work has been translated into several languages. Hazel lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

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Read an Extract of Hazel Gaynor's Unforgettable New Novel, The Bird in the Bamboo Cage

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31 August 2020

Read an Extract of Hazel Gaynor's Unforgettable New Novel, The Bird in the Bamboo Cage

    Hazel Gaynor Answers 10 Questions about her New Historical Novel, The Bird in the Bamboo Cage

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    Hazel Gaynor Answers 10 Questions about her New Historical Novel, The Bird in the Bamboo Cage

      Resilience, Endurance and Friendship: Read our Review of The Bird in the Bamboo Cage by Hazel Gaynor

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      31 August 2020

      Resilience, Endurance and Friendship: Read our Review of The Bird in the Bamboo Cage by Hazel Gaynor

        Synopsis

        War imprisoned them. Friendship set them free.China, 1941. With Japan's declaration of war on the Allies, Elspeth Kent's future changes forever. When soldiers take control of the missionary school where she teaches, comfortable security is replaced by rationing, uncertainty and fear.Ten-year-old Nancy Plummer has always felt safe at Chefoo School. Now the enemy, separated indefinitely from anxious parents, the children must turn to their teachers – to Miss Kent and her new Girl Guide patrol especially – for help. But worse is to come when the pupils and teachers are sent to a distant internment camp. Unimaginable hardship, impossible choices and danger lie ahead.Inspired by true events, this is the unforgettable story of the life-changing bonds formed between a young girl and her teacher, in a remote corner of a terrible war.
        Hazel Gaynor
        About the author

        Hazel Gaynor

        Hazel Gaynor is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Memory of Violets and The Girl Who Came Home, for which she received the 2015 RNA Historical Novel of the Year award. Her third novel, The Girl from the Savoy, was an Irish Times and Globe & Mail Canada bestseller, and was shortlisted for the BGE Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year. In 2017, she has published The Cottingley Secret and Last Christmas in Paris. Hazel was selected by US Library Journal as one of 'Ten Big Breakout Authors' for 2015 and her work has been translated into several languages.Hazel lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

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