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Cheryl Bolen is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen Regency-set historical romance novels. Her books have placed in several writing contests, including the Daphne du Maurier, and have been translated into 11 languages. She was named Notable New Author in 1999, and in 2006 she won the Holt Medallion (Honoring Outstanding Literary Talent) for Best Short Historical Novel. Her books have become Barnes & Noble and Amazon bestsellers.

A former journalist who admits to a fascination with dead Englishwomen, Cheryl is a regular contributor to The Regency Plume, The Regency Reader, and The Quizzing Glass. Many of her articles can found on her website, www.CherylBolen.com, and more recent ones on her blog, www.CherylsRegencyRamblings.wordpress.com. Readers are welcomed at both places.

Cheryl holds a dual degree in English and journalism from the University of Texas, and she earned a masterís degree from the University of Houston. She and her professor husband are the parents of two sons, one who is an attorney, and the other a journalist. Her favorite things to do are watching the Longhorns, reading letters and diaries of Georgian Englishmen, and traveling to England.

Cheryl's Writing Awards

My Lord Wicked

Winner Best Historical Novel in the 2012 International Digital Awards

Christmas at Farley Manor

Winner 2012 Best Historical Novella (Hearts Through History RWA chapter)

With His Lady's Assistance

Finalist, 2012 International Digital Award for long historical

The Earl's Bargain

Finalist, 2012 International Digital Award for long historical

One Golden Ring

First Place,  Best Short Historical, Holt Medallion Contest, 2006
Third Place,  Best Historical, Texas Gold, 2006

The Counterfeit Countess

Honorable Mention, Daphne du Maurier Award for Historical Romantic Mystery Suspense, 2006
Fourth Place,  Best Historical, Texas Gold, 2006

An Improper Proposal

Third Place,  Best Historical, Texas Gold, 2005

With His Ring

Finalist,  Best Historical, Texas Gold, 2003

A Duke Deceived

Notable New Author Award Winner, 1999
Holt Medallion Honorable Mention, Best First Book, 1998

Journalism Awards

Houston Press Club:
1st. place, series
2nd. place, features
3rd. place, spot news reporting
3rd. place, headline writing

Texas Community Newspaper Association:
2nd place, series
2nd. place features

 

Cheryl's books are available at:

Amazon.com for Kindle Reader

Barnes and Noble for Nook reader

Smashwords for epub editions

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