Welcome to Rose Melikan's site

Rose is an academic and a novelist. You can find out more about her and her work by exploring the links on the left, or by choosing a book below.

News and events

19 Nov 2013 Toddington Library Event

Rose will be speaking with novelist Jane Thynne about women and espionage at the Toddington Library, Bedfordshire, at 7 pm.

12 Nov 2013 Norwich Library Event

Rose will be 'Imagining History' with fellow novelists Sarah Bower and Maggie Freeman at the Norwich Millenium Library at 6 pm.

17 Nov 2012 Thames Valley History Festival

Rose will be speaking about eighteenth-century crime with authors Imogen Robertson, Hallie Rubenhold, and Lloyd Shepherd at the Windsor Library at 3 pm.  Were the Georgians - like the Victorians - fascinated with murder?

20 Feb 2012 Cambridge Central Wives

Rose will be speaking to the Cambridge Central Wives lecture group about the 'trial' of Queen Caroline, the estranged, unhappy, and altogether difficult wife of George IV.  Further details to follow.

3 Dec 2011 Wisbech Library Event

Rose and other local authors will be signing copies of their books at Wisbech Library on Saturday 3rd December from 10am-3pm.

Come along and get some Christmas presents!

26 Nov 2011 Cambridge Central Library

Rose is appearing with several other Cambridge area authors at a signing & selling event at the Cambridge Central Library, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

14 Nov 2011 Comberton Library Event, Cambridge

Rose will be speaking, reading, and answering questions at the Comberton Library, Cambridge at 7.30 pm.

17 Oct 2011 Guildford Book Festival

Rose will be speaking about historical fiction with fellow novelists Emma Darwin, Maria McCann, and Roger Morris at 2.30 pm at The Electric Theatre, Guildford.  Elizabeth Buchan is chairing the session.  For further details, visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


19 Jul 2011 Bodies in the Bookshop

From 6.00 pm Rose will be joining Heffers' annual jamboree of crime writing, featuring writers of thrillers, true crime, police procedurals, mysteries, historical crime, and everything in between.  For details, contact Richard Reynolds at Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge on 01223 568532.  

25 Jun 2011 Beyond the Bursting Bodice

Rose will be speaking with novelists Emma Darwin and Maria McCann about women in historical fiction at the Women's Word literary festival at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.  Further details of the event, which is scheduled for 6 pm, can be found at http://www.lucy-cav.cam.ac.uk/pages/news-events/womens-word-2011.php

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