Joanna Courtney has wanted to be a writer ever since she could read. Joanna is fascinated by defining moments in history and she loves nothing more than immersing herself in the world of Anglo-Saxons, Normans and Vikings. "
"She is the author of the Queens of Conquest trilogy, which begins with The Chosen Queen.
On the 950th anniversary of 1066, the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest, Joanna Courtney, author of The Chosen Queen and The Constant Queen, explains how you can experience the battle for yourself this Autumn.
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool or to read in the garden this Summer.
Who said the Christmas tree was a twentieth century invention? Most of the festive traditions we know and love stretch right back into Anglo-Saxon times – including the tree.
Rivalry – is there anything more deliciously, thrillingly, gossipy?
Joanna Courtney talks about how rivalry plays a key part in her new trilogy, The Queens of Conquest.
History has a habit of remembering the Kings who fought the battles. But what about the Queens?
The Battle of Hastings is one of the biggest dates in English history, and in the Queens of the Conquest trilogy, Joanna Courtney sets out to tell the story through the eyes of the women involved...
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joannacourtneyauthor - 2 days ago
Hooray, hooray, hooray - finished first draft of new novel....!! Not saying any more at the moment but quietly pleased.
Feeling Christmassy? Fancy a lighthearted read to get you in the festive mood?
This little novella is jam packed full of Christmas trees, wassail cups, snow and a sprinkling of good old-fashioned romance. And all for just 98p!!
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joannacourtneyauthor - 12 days ago
Please, please, please - if anyone has read and enjoyed my books could you grant me the lovely early Christmas gift of a review on Amazon to help other readers find them. It would mean a lot to me. Thank you. xxx
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