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In another place,

      In another time.

"Nicola Cornick is a consummate storyteller"

~ RT Book Reviews

Welcome to Spooky October!

The Phantom Tree is available on special offer at Amazon for the special price of 0.99

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Kindle special

Upcoming Events

19th September - Friends of the Ridgeway. Talk on "Ashbury, History of a Ridgeway Village" 

30th October - Ashdown House, the Halloween Tour!

10th December - Event at The Books & Hats bookshop, Burford.

January 22nd  2020 - North Leigh Library. "Writing historical fiction" 

If you would like further details or to arrange a talk please contact me. Thank you!

Nicola Abroad! 

My books are published around the world by various imprints of Harper Collins. Check here for the publication schedule in the next six months


Coming Next...

The Forgotten Sister

The Forgotten Sister, my new Tudor-set dual time book is available for pre-order NOW!


The Forgotten Sister will be published in the UK in April 2020. Watch this space for more information coming soon!

"Gorgeous prose and impeccable plotting backed up by excellent research".

Leigh Reads

"A fascinating tale with intriguing twists."

Barbara Erskine

"I was hooked from the first pages."

Gill Paul

"You just can’t put it down. Brilliant!"

Katie Fforde


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The Woman in the Lake is a book that merges multiple genres, with elements of history, mystery, crime, romance and fantasy. It is set in the 18th century and the present and draws inspiration from a number of people and places: the secret history of Swindon, the glorious Lydiard Park house and the fascinating life of Diana Beauclerk, born Lady Diana Spencer, who was one of the 18th century's most talented female artists.

Find out more about The Woman in the Lake and read an exclusive extract from the book.

‘I see it all again: the silver moon swimming beneath the water and the golden gown billowing out about her…’

1765: Lady Isabella Gerard asks her maid to take her new golden gown and destroy it. Its shimmering beauty has been tainted by the actions of her husband the night before.

Three months later: Lord Eustace Gerard stands beside the lake looking down at the woman in the golden gown. As the body slowly rolls over to reveal her face, it’s clear this is not his intended victim…

1996: Fenella Brightwell steals a stunning gown from a stately home. Twenty years later and reeling from the end of an abusive marriage, she wonders if it has cursed her all this time. Now she’s determined to discover the history behind the beautiful golden dress…