WEDNESDAY 9TH MARCH 2022 Newry, County Down novelist, Catherine Tinley, has won the Historical Romantic Novel Award with her novel, A Waltz with the Outspoken Governess, for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s annual Romantic Novel Awards for 2022. The awards celebrate excellence in romantic fiction in all its forms.
Catherine is an award-winning historical romance author. She has loved reading and writing since childhood, and has a particular fondness for love, romance, and happy endings. After a career encompassing speech & language therapy, Sure Start, maternity campaigning and being President of a charity, she now manages a maternity hospital. She lives in Northern Ireland with her husband, children, cats, and dog.
She commented, “To win the historical award last year was amazing. To win it for the second year in a row feels impossible – and yet it’s happened! I am so grateful to the readers and judges who chose my book. Writing can be a lonely business, and knowing there are readers who really connect with my stories means the world to me.”
A WALTZ WITH THE OUTSPOKEN GOVERNESS BOOK BLURB (Publisher: Mills & Boon)
A quiet governess … an unruly heart. Sir Nicholas Denny is desperate to find a governess to care for his boisterous nieces and nephews. Demure vicar’s daughter Mary Smith seems ideal — at first. All too soon Nicholas discovers a different side … a beautiful, vivacious woman, even if she infuriates him with her strong opinions! When he waltzes with Mary at a party, he knows he’s in trouble — the spark between them is so tempting, but she challenges everything he thought he wanted in a wife!
ADDITIONAL MEDIA INFORMATION ABOUT CATHERINE TINLEY
Catherine’s day job is managing a busy NHS maternity hospital.
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