The Silk Code
‘The Silk Code had me absolutely hooked… A great storyline full of bravery, trust, love, survival, betrayal and determination.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Based on the true story of ‘Englandspiel’, one woman must race against the clock to uncover a traitor, even if it means losing the man she loves. First in a new series of books featuring Secret Agents of the Special Operations Executive in WW2.
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MEET DEBORAH SWIFT
Welcome to the online home of Deborah Swift, historical novelist. Before publishing her first novel Deborah worked as a set and costume designer for theatre and TV. She also developed a degree course in Theatre Arts at the Arden School of Theatre, where she taught scenography and the history of design. In 2007 she took an MA in Creative Writing at Lancaster University, and since then has juggled writing with teaching.
Deborah has been published by St Martin’s Press, Pan Macmillan, Endeavour Press, Headline Accent and Sapere Books.
Recent Blog Posts
Launch Day! The Silk Code by Deborah Swift #WW2 #HistoricalFiction #Englandspiel #Secret Agent
It's out! I'm thrilled to launch The Silk Code today. The idea for this book was first mooted by the editor at HQ in February 2021, so it's lovely to see it hit the virtual shelves. The audiobook will follow in about a week, and the paperback will be in bookshops in...
The Queen’s Scribe by Amy Maroney @wilaroney #Review #HistoricalFiction #TheQueensScribe #TheCoffeePotBookClub
Review - The Queen's Scribe This is the third book in the series and I've read all three, as well as the author's previous books, so you can tell I'm a fan! This is a fabulous evocation of a forgotten place and a forgotten era, and Estelle, the main character, is...
A Matter of Faith by Judith Arnopp #Review #CoffeePotBookClub
A Matter of Faith: Henry VIII, the Days of the Phoenix by Judith Arnopp About the book: Finally free of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII, is now married to Anne Boleyn and eagerly awaiting the birth of his son. In a court still reeling from the royal divorce and...