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Novelist Robert Barclay

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“It is possible to change the world, one word at a time. The stories I am telling need to be told.”

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Robert’s vivid storytelling and sharp-witted dialogue tell the love stories of remarkable, headstrong women thrust centre stage into our great human dramas.

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Discover the Unfolding Compendium

Diary of Katy Yehonala

The Diary of Katy Yehonala

A sweeping saga of three generations of extraordinary women who lifted their gaze beyond their turbulent history, each to fulfil unique destinies.

The Girl n the Orphanage

The Girl in the Orphanage

An exotic murder-mystery about flawed heroines who changed the world just a little and who let us imagine a kinder one. Riveting storytelling.

Green book cover for Cassie's Song

Cassie’s Song

From the bucolic Hampshire villages of Jane Austen to the steamy rainforests of Borneo, Katy and Clara Yehonala join a new heroine to confront the devastating price the world pays for beauty.

A Celebration of Amazing Women

I celebrate amazing heroines in my literary fiction. Nominate your Millennial Woman changing the world in the Arts, business, environmental or human rights activism to feature on the website and social media HERE

Cassidy Hutchinson

Iranian woman portrait

Narges Mohammadi