Author Archive: Clare Flynn

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The Inspiration for The Chalky Sea

The Inspiration for The Chalky Sea

I live in Eastbourne, on the English Sussex coast. My family  lived here when I was a schoolgirl and I decided to move back recently after twenty years in London. I have always had a hankering to move back to the sea. What I hadn’t expected was that the town had a secret wartime history. […]

August 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Historical fiction – Modern Themes

Historical fiction – Modern Themes

I like to think of my books as offering intelligent escapism. While I write about past times I try to do so in a way that people today can identify with – posing the kinds of dilemmas and problems, challenges and triumphs that are relevant today – even though the way we respond to them […]

August 10, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More