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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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December Update:

Edits on my 2015 rural romance, The Falls, will be landing soon with the release date confirmed for April 22nd. I’ve also seen a draft cover and it’s gorgeous. To be revealed soon.

My next romantic adventure – working title: The Carlyle Code – is finished and now with my publisher. What ball I had writing it! I also developed a terrible crush on the hero, not that that’s anything unusual, but it was fun.

The winner of my last newsletter giveaway was Amanda. She’ll be enjoying a signed copy of The French Prize for Christmas. As a special thank you present, new subscribers now receive a bonus short story when they sign up. So why not join the list today? Scroll down for the signup widget.

Just a reminder that my regular blog series Friday Feast will be on holidays in January. But tune in at the end of January for another great year of Australian authors, recipes and giveaways. There are now over 140 recipes now in the recipe index, so if you’re stuck for something to cook, or read, check it out. It’s delish.

And finally, I would like to wish you all a truly magical Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. May Santa fill your stocking with books!



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