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Elizabeth Fremantle

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aka E C Fremantle

Elizabeth Fremantle holds a first in English and an MA in creative Writing from Birkbeck. As a Fashion Editor she has contributed to various publications including Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair and The Erotic Review and has had her fiction published in The Mechanics Institute Review. She presently works as a reader for Literary Scouts, Anne Louise Fisher Associates, whilst working on a series of novels based around the Tudor court, the first of which is Queen's Gambit.

Genres: Historical, Historical Mystery
Elizabeth Fremantle recommends
The Misbegotten (2013)
Katherine Webb
"Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful and THE MISBEGOTTEN reads like a journey through the dark hidden world beneath a Jane Austen novel."
Black Rabbit Hall (2015)
Eve Chase
"Black Rabbit Hall is a seductive wonder of a novel; with echoes of Daphne du Maurier and Dodie Smith, it pulls you irresistibly into its world where nothing is quite as it first appears."
The Last Hours (2017)
(Last Hours, book 1)
Minette Walters
"A vividly-wrought and powerful story. With The Last Hours, Minette Walters has brought her impressive skill as a writer of psychological crime to create a dark and gripping depiction of Medieval England in the jaws of the Black Death."
The Illumination of Ursula Flight (2018)
Anna-Marie Crowhurst
"Witty, engaging and very clever, The Illumination of Ursula Flight is absolutely my kind of novel."
The Story Keeper (2018)
Anna Mazzola
"I read The Story Keeper in a single sitting and am very glad it is still light because I have rarely encountered such a creepy and unsettling story. With echoes of The Wicker Man, the remote and desolate setting adds to the sense of threat but also gives it a timeless quality, like the folkloric stories it evokes."
Before I Find You (2018)
Ali Knight
"Like The Girl on the Train, brilliantly twisty and compulsive."
The Glass Woman (2019)
Caroline Lea
"remendous. Atmospheric and beautifully wrought, The Glass Woman is both chilling and beguiling."
The Doll Factory (2019)
Elizabeth Macneal
"A remarkably assured and beautifully written debut, filled with sinister delights and intriguing themes of imprisonment and objectification. A truly captivating read."
The Museum of Broken Promises (2019)
Elizabeth Buchan
"Buchan has a gift for understanding the complexity and ambiguity of human emotions."
The Words I Never Wrote (2020)
Jane Thynne
"The Words I Never Wrote threads its way through layers of twentieth-century history, weaving a pattern of love, loss, hope, and tragedy against a backdrop of conflict. Two sisters separated both ideologically and geographically are brought together once more when a half-finished manuscript describing their lives surfaces more than half a century later, allowing their stories to be unpicked and re-sewn together in a deeply moving narrative. Highlighting the power of the written word to bear witness to the seismic shifts of history, this is complex material beautifully stitched. I couldn’t recommend it more highly."

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