Silver Medal winner

The Woman in the Painting has won a Silver Medal in The Coffee Pot Book Club Historical Fiction Book of the Year 2023 Awards in the Time Travel/Time Slip/Dual Timeline category.

The Coffee Pot Book Club promotes historical fiction. Its Book of the Year Awards is an international contest, with Gold, Silver and Bronze, plus an Honorary Medal award available across 20 categories.

Set in the Oxfordshire village of Islip, The Woman in the Painting follows the story of Catherine in 1645 and Hannah in 2019, two women connected through the centuries by a unique and valuable ring. The novel was entered automatically into these awards when The Coffee Pot Book Club gave it a Five Star review. Here’s a snippet of what reviewer and best-selling author Mary Anne Yarde said about it: “With its captivating narrative and poetic language, The Woman in the Painting by Amanda Roberts immersed me in a world of art, war, love, betrayal, murder, and ultimately, peace and acceptance.” 

Read the full review here, or on Goodreads.

“I’m so thrilled to win a Silver Medal for The Woman in the Painting,” says Amanda Roberts. “It was a joy to research and write, and I feel privileged to live in such a beautiful village, which is so steeped in history. That readers are loving the novel I have written is just so special and to be recognised in these awards is amazing.”