Lucienne Boyce

Award-winning Historical Fiction Author


About Lucienne Boyce

Lucienne Boyce writes historical fiction and non fiction. After gaining an MA in English Literature (with Distinction) in 2007, specialising in eighteenth-century fiction, she published her first historical novel, To The Fair Land (SilverWood Books, 2012), an eighteenth-century thriller set in Bristol and the South Seas.

Her second novel, Bloodie Bones: A Dan Foster Mystery (SilverWood Books, 2015) is the first of the Dan Foster Mysteries and follows the fortunes of a Bow Street Runner who is also an amateur pugilist. Bloodie Bones was joint winner of the Historical Novel Society Indie Award 2016, and was also a semi finalist for the M M Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016. The second Dan Foster Mystery, The Butcher’s Block, was published in 2017, as well as an e-book novella, The Fatal Coin, which was commissioned by SBooks.

In 2013, Lucienne published The Bristol Suffragettes (SilverWood Books), a history of the suffragette movement in Bristol and the west country. She regularly gives talks and leads walks about the women’s suffrage movement. In 2017 she published a collection of short essays, The Road to Representation: Essays on the Women’s Suffrage Campaign.

Lucienne has contributed articles to various publications, and also appeared on television and radio in connection with her fiction and non-fiction work. She has experience as a radio presenter with a local Bristol radio station. She is on the steering committee of the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network, and is also a member of the Historical Novel Society, the Society of Authors, and the Alliance of Independent Authors.

Lucienne lives in Bristol, England. She is currently working on the next Dan Foster Mystery, and writing a biography of suffragette Millicent Browne.

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