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Tracy Rees has been called "the most outstanding new voice in historical fiction" by Lucinda Riley and her books are paperback and kindle bestsellers. She was the winner of the Richard and Judy 'Search for a Bestseller' Competition. A Cambridge graduate, she had a successful eight-year career in nonfiction publishing and a second career practising and teaching humanistic counselling before becoming a writer. She lives in Wales.

Genres: Historical Romance, Romance
New Books
November 2022

The Elopement
Tracy Rees recommends
Beneath a Burning Sky (2016)
Jenny Ashcroft
"Beautifully described . . . a moving love story."
Lost For Words (2017)
Stephanie Butland
"Beautifully written and atmospheric. Loveday is an endearing heroine, full of attitude and fragility. The haunting story of her past is brilliantly revealed."
The Wardrobe Mistress (2017)
Natalie Meg Evans
"Natalie's books are a treasure trove of vibrant stories, memorable characters and pacy writing!."
The Last Day (2018)
Claire Dyer
"I just read The Last Day and I loved it! A heartrending situation, beautiful writing, and unforgettably vivid characters."
Last Letter Home (2018)
Rachel Hore
"A gorgeous read. Packed full of fascinating historical detail, romance and intrigue."
The Man I Think I Know (2018)
Mike Gayle
"A very special book. A moving, thought-provoking storyline told with humour and insight. I loved the distinctive voices of James and Danny and really missed them when I finished it!"
Days of Wonder (2018)
Keith Stuart
"Moving, funny, inspiring and redemptive. It's a long time since a book made me laugh out loud and cry so much and in such equal measure."
The Lost Sister (2018)
Tracy Buchanan
"Refreshing and intriguing … I loved it!"
Finding Henry Applebee (2019)
Celia Reynolds
"If you’re looking for an uplifting read to coax you through January, I recommend Finding Henry Applebee … tender, beautiful writing and wonderful observations."
The Forbidden Promise (2020)
Lorna Cook
"Kept me turning the pages eagerly through both storylines. A real treat!"
The Second Marriage (2020)
Gill Paul
"I can't rave highly enough about this book – it's my favourite Gill Paul novel to date. A dazzling yet moving portrait of two very different iconic women, it's brilliantly researched, compellingly told and completely fascinating. I just loved it."
The Other Daughter (2021)
Caroline Bishop
"Well written and pacy. Full of gorgeous scenery, emotion and SUCH fascinating stuff about women's rights through the decades."
The River Between Us (2021)
Liz Fenwick
"Wonderful escapism … a relaxing, evocative read."
Daughters of War (2021)
(Daughters of War, book 1)
Dinah Jefferies
"Lushly descriptive, exciting and vivid, this is a warm and exciting tale that will pull you in and refuse to let you go."
Looking for Jane (2022)
Heather Marshall
"A fascinating and compelling story peopled with strong, brave women who had me cheering them on and moved to tears."
The Physician's Daughter (2022)
Martha Conway
"I LOVED it. What an achievement - historical fiction at its best. It was so detailed, real and atmospheric - I felt I was there with Vita, Jacob et al. Tremendous characters - vivid, complex and inspiring . . . a truly wonderful book. One of those books that stop you doing ANYTHING until it's finished. Utterly compelling & inspiring. A sweeping story of an amazing woman battling to break through the constraints of her time. Read it!"
The Attic Child (2022)
Lola Jaye
"An ambitious novel carried out to perfection. This epic tale had me utterly engrossed from first page to last. It's heart-breaking yet powerful and inspiring and so, so wonderful. Dikembe is a hero I will never forget."
The Man I Never Met (2022)
Elle Cook
"This book has it all - laughter, tears, inspiration, warmth and sparkle. I shall be thinking about Davey and Hannah for a long time."
My (extra)Ordinary Life (2023)
Rebecca Ryan
"I LOVED this sparkling debut... Heroine Emily's quest not to be ordinary is both hysterically funny & desperately moving. I laughed out loud & I cried. Brilliant, immersive & unputdownable."

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