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Historical Fiction
About the author, historical novelist Robert Stephen Parry

Writer of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian-themed novels

Briefly ... I am a UK writer of British historical fiction, with interests in a wide range of time periods, from Tudor & Elizabethan, through 18th-century Georgian, right up to the era of Victorian England and the Belle Époque. I have been writing stories for many years but my first novel was not released until 2009. Since then, five more have followed in fairly quick succession, my latest being 'The Testament of Sophie Dawes,' a neo-Victorian novel which came out in March of 2016.
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Although my stories have a wide range of settings and time periods, they do have a common theme - romantic, stubborn, slightly obsessional characters, for example, battling against the odds to achieve their aims (I really can’t imagine why I keep coming up with those). Meanwhile, I do believe historical fiction is a great way to help people discover the treasures of the past. And if the narrative can be entertaining at the same time, even better.

My official amazon author page can be found here, where all my titles are available in paperback and Kindle. They are also available at B&N in the US, including eBooks on NOOK. And for Apple users, all are available via iTunes

Authentic and vivid historical settings combine with unusual elements of mystery, romance and ‘magical realism.’


Here is a link to my blog, Endymion, where I occasionally post articles and observations on the arts and gardening or whatever else takes my fancy


I can usually be reached through my Facebook Page or on Goodreads where I am happy to discuss any aspect of my work.
For trade enquiries, my email is robertstephenparry at gmail dot com.
Finally just for fun, here is a handy guide to what’s in (and what’s not in) each of my novels
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“I love authors who write for the senses, who bring characters and scenes to life so vibrantly, and Parry is one of those authors.”
Claire Ridgway, The Anne Boleyn Files
“Be the character a hero, arrogant, young, old or brash, whatever their personalities you as the reader feel for these characters, you follow their ups and downs. You laugh when they do and you cry when they weep.”
Sarah Bryson, Author and Tudor reenactor
“Parry’s style of writing is incredible, almost like poetry - the settings are very richly detailed and simply amazing.”
Sylwia Zupanec author and blogger
“A Wonderful way with words and his descriptions of people and places are so vivid that you feel sure you’re living in this tale as well.”
Darlene S. Peeking Between the Pages
“A skilled, witty and moving writer.”
Kirsty Stonell Walker,author and blogger
“There are a few authors that I count among my favorites in the historical fiction genre and this author is one of them. He has a unique voice in the genre and his books always tell their stories in an interesting and engaging way.”
Michelle Miller, The True Book Addict
“Mr Parry has the ability to describe the events in such a way that you’re immediately engrossed and emotionally invested in the story.”
Samanthaimperiatrix from ‘Today in Dead Royalty’
“Parry is a word smith. His ability to extract his own perceptions of the past and present them in a novel in fantastical manner … is ingenious.”Claudia Robinson Luxury Reading
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