Nicola Cornick is an international bestselling and award-winning novelist who has written over thirty historical romances and historical mysteries in a career spanning twenty years. She has been a member of the RNA since she was first published and is very proud to be the current RNA Chair. She is also a historian and speaker, and a former trustee of the Wantage Literary Festival.
Nicola studied History at the University of London and at Ruskin College Oxford and worked in academia for a number of years before becoming a full-time author. She volunteers as a guide and researcher for the National Trust at Ashdown House and acts as a consultant for TV and radio history programmes. In her spare time she is a guide dog puppy walker.