Catherine Law - historical romantic novelist

Discover spell-binding romantic fiction with a dark heart


CatherineCatherine is inspired to write by anything and everything around her: from conversations overheard, something glimpsed from a train window, the quiet beauty of a wood or a snippet of family history.

The events of the 20th century and both World Wars feed her imagination, especially the way that the ordinary people – our parents and grandparents – who lived through those traumatic times often did the most extra-ordinary things…

Click on the book jackets on the right to find out more about each of her novels.

Portrait: Niall McDiarmid





A Season of Leaves – inspired by real events.

The family snap, below was taken at the wedding of Catherine’s great auntie Ginge and Jan Chlebek in Northampton in 1945 (Catherine’s mother Coral is the bridesmaid on the left). Their amazing story inspired Catherine to write A Season of Leaves. Find out more about the story by clicking on The Real Ginge and Me & Auntie Ginge or on the buttons on the Home page…

Jan and Gertrude Wedding