Had a wonderful evening on Thursday 28 September at
The Old Operating Theatre and Herb Garrett, talking about my book.
Drinking Mildred's Medicine cocktails (a skeleton there has that name), we made pomanders from herbs and spices.
So pleased that my novel is now an audiobook!
'Wry, vivid and deftly plotted, this account of how youthful follies can come back to haunt you in middle age is a real delight.'
'This is a book you’re dying to get back to. Holmes creates a quiet air of tension as she deftly describes the carelessness of youth and its consequences in her endearingly flawed characters. I loved it.'
'The best new novel of 2016 for me, was The Huntingfield Paintress by Pamela Holmes ….. The story is a true one, but Holmes has written a profound novel about Mildred Holland’s marriage.'
A.N.Wilson, Spectator 2016
‘A slice of Suffolk history brought beautifully to life’
'An atmospheric and enjoyable story of a singular and free-thinking woman'