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Joanna Maitland is a Scot (with part Irish ancestry) though she now lives in Herefordshire, near the Welsh border. It’s a magic area, overflowing with historical sites to tantalise any author’s storytelling tastebuds.

To add to her nomadic history, Joanna spent the Swinging Sixties in Scotland, France, Germany, and London, and she still enjoys travel to faraway places to find settings for her Regency historical romances. 

Joanna joined the RNA in 1999, and is hugely grateful for the help she received via the RNA’s New Writers’ Scheme.  Since her first publication with Mills & Boon in 2001, she has been shortlisted for the Joan Hessayon Award and the Love Story of the Year and has served as both Hon Treasurer and Hon Secretary of the RNA.


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