As always, a fabulous time was had by all at the RNA Summer Party 2013 – the ambiance at The Royal Overseas League, the company, the food – all were lovely. But don’t take my word for it. See for yourself …
I’ll begin with the Joan Hessayon Prize contenders. Yes, that’s because I’m among them!
The contenders for the Joan Hessayon Prize for New Writers. L to R Carol McGrath, winner Liesel Schwarz, Jenny Barden, Me, Joss Alexander, Cathy Mansell, Serena Clarke, Anne Stenhouse Graham, Henriette Gyland
Anita Chapman and me
Liz Ringrose, Jan Brigden, Lynda Chamberlain, Lizzie Lamb
Christina Courtenay (Pia)
Talli Roland, Liz Ringrose
Biddy Coady, Tamsyn Murray
Linda Hooper, Catherine King, Jean Fullerton, Kelvin Woolmer
Jane Wenham-Jones, Jon Astley, Judy Astley
Jules Wake, Tim Ardizzone, Henriette Gyland
Siobhan Davies, Liesel Schwarz, winner of the Joan Hessayon Prize, Gillian Green, Michael Rowley
Guest of Honour, Lindsey Davis, who presented the Romantic Novel of the Year Award to winner, Jenny Colgan
Berni Stevens, Kate Johnson
Kate Lace (Catherine)
Jenny Barden, Cathy Mansell, Joss Alexander, Me
Susie Vereker, Susanna Kearsley
Liz Fenwick, Georgia Morris
Sue Moorcroft, Janet Gover
And shoes, of course ….
Yes, once again I’ve let my photos do the talking. Bye for now!