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The French Prize - Out Now!

An ancient riddle, a broken vow – a modern-day quest for a medieval treasure.

“With sweat tingling her brow and her breath shallow with anticipation, she carefully worked the section, scraping away stubbornly clinging remnants of soil and the few calcium encrustations that yielded to the pick. It took another forty minutes to ply the deposits free, then, with her heart thumping, she took a breath and gently blew away the last of the dust.

She stared, blinking, and wondering what the hell she’d uncovered.”

9/10 Bree, from 1 Girl 2 Many Books: “The French Prize has a little of everything – romance, mystery, action, food and fun. It’s taken Cathryn Hein out of the rural romance box and proved that she has a lot more to offer readers with a complex and enjoyable story. I’ve always loved her rurals but I have to say, I love this one just as much!”

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Thanks for visiting my website, the place to discover everything about me, my books and more. I’m a rural romance and romantic adventure author, seriously untidy cook, mad keen but sadly untalented golfer, and Australian Rules Football lover. Most of all, I want to take your heart on an adventure. So look around, sign up to my newsletter, explore the blog, and have fun.

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January Update:

Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely summer break. Mine went too fast but the brief holiday and road trip I did manage to north Queensland was fun. You can check out some of the photos on my blog.

In thrilling news, both Rocking Horse Hill and The French Prize are finalists in the Australian Romance Readers Awards. To my delight, I’m also a finalist in the Favourite Australian Romance Author category. Winners will be announced on March 7th in Canberra at the Australian Romance Readers Convention. Learn more about the awards and convention on my announcement blog post.

I’ve just handed in final edits for my May rural romance release, The Falls. Phew! Now I can start working on the next story. The cover has also been finalised and it’s beautiful. Check it and the blurb out, plus pre-order links and other extras on The Falls book page.

Friday Feast, the food and book blog series everyone loves, returns on January 30th from its summer vacation. We’ve a packed line-up of authors booked for 2015, with lots of delicious recipes, fabulous reads, giveaways and more. Make sure you sign up to the blog so you don’t miss a post. You’ll find the widget on the right hand side of the main blog page, beneath the book covers.

Speaking of signing up to things, why not also subscribe to my newsletter while you’re here? Subscribers receive all the news as well as giveaway opportunities and more. It’s a great way to keep up to date and it’s easy. Scroll down for the widget or visit the Newsletter page.

Until next time, happy reading!



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