Hazel Gaynor’s 2014 debut novel THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME – A Novel of the Titanic was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller. A MEMORY OF VIOLETS is her second novel.
Hazel writes a popular guest blog ‘Carry on Writing’ for national Irish writing website writing.ie and contributes regular feature articles for the site, interviewing authors such as Philippa Gregory, Sebastian Faulks, Cheryl Strayed, Rachel Joyce and Jo Baker, among others.
Hazel was the recipient of the 2012 Cecil Day Lewis award for Emerging Writers and was selected by Library Journal as one of Ten Big Breakout Authors for 2015. She appeared as a guest speaker at the Romantic Novelists’ Association and Historical Novel Society annual conferences in 2014.
Originally from Yorkshire, England, Hazel now lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.
Interviews for Hazel Gaynor
Fresh Chat | The Story Behind Hazel Gaynor's A MEMORY OF VIOLETS A Memory Of Violets February 17, 2015
Books:Last Christmas in Paris, October 2017
The Cottingley Secret, August 2017
The Girl from Savoy, June 2016
A Memory Of Violets, February 2015
A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
The Girl Who Came Home, April 2014