Praise for Children’s Fate

Exceptional historical authenticity, and a thoroughly enthralling story”, “Thoroughly gripping…teeming with the strongest of characters”, Unmissable and entirely unforgettable – do give it a try, you might just love it as much as I did.@Williams13Anne (

“Stunningly vibrant historical fiction”, “absolutely brilliant and completely faultless – without doubt a five star read” @thebookmagnet (

“This is such a great historical read” (Amazon customer)

This was a shining example of amazing research@jessicaxbelmont (

Superb, well-researched, accurate engaging fiction…thoroughly enjoyable(Amazon reviewer)

You don’t so much read about the folk of Meonbridge as dwell amongst them for a few precious hours@Cathy_A_J (

A truly captivating story full of intriguing characters that had me hooked from beginning to end@victoria_wilks1 (

“In all a great read and one I will read again with pleasure.” (Amazon customer)

“Once again, the author has created a rich tapestry of life in 1361”, “Historical fiction at its best, immerses the reader in another time” @lfwrites (

This book blew me away…the best book I read throughout the whole of 2020@YeoShanon (

“As ever, the depth of the authors research shines through.” (Amazon customer)

A historical novel of such brilliance that I was once again enthralled…”Difficult to put downA thoroughly engaging read@BrookCottagebks (


Chill Logo READERS' AWARDChildren’s Fate by Carolyn Hughes has received a Chill with a Book Readers’ Award. “I truly enjoy Ms Hughes’ writing style. I’m not going to be cliché and say ‘I felt like I was there’, it’s something more than that, something about her style— choice of words, sentence structure— that adds a unique quality to the story.”  (


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