Christina Courtenay writes historical romance and time slip, published by Choc Lit, and self-publishes YA under her real name Pia Fenton. She is half Swedish and in her teens she moved to Japan where she had the opportunity to travel extensively in the Far East. She’s a former chairman of the RNA and past recipient of the Katie Fforde Bursary. Her novels Highland Storms and The Gilded Fan both won the RoNA for Best Historical Romantic Novel of the Year (in 2012/2014 respectively).
Christina is a keen amateur genealogist and loves history and archaeology (the armchair variety). She lives in Herefordshire with her husband and three dogs.