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Aug 26, 2022

Falling in love takes courage. Courage to put yourself out there. Courage to possibly get hurt. Do you have the courage to overcome your fear to find love?

About the Interview

In this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, Hilary speaks with Clyve Rose, an award-winning author. She  has been writing historical romance fiction for the best part of two decades and works in the historical romance, fantasy, and speculative fiction genres. Learn about Clyve's latest book, Always a Princess. Discover why it takes courage to find love and listen as Clyve speaks about her writing process and how running has become a part of her daily life.

About Clyve Rose

Clyve has been writing historical romance fiction for the best part of two decades. She also creates literary novels under an alternative pen name. In between her devotion to fiction writing, Clyve researches various mythologies and historical periods, often basing her characters on actual historical personalities.

When Clyve isn’t writing fiction, she can be found pounding the sand at just about any of the beautiful beaches near her Australian home. She is also addicted to short-haul ocean swims and has a ‘thing’ for Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the Seas. Much of the inspiration in her stories are drawn from the ocean landscapes near her home.

One of her novels was longlisted for a 2010 Hachette Award for Fiction while her paranormal short story The One Below is a Sexy Scribbles award-winning piece. Her novel, Always a Princess is a winner in The BookFest Awards Spring 2022.

Clyve Rose believes that love is the highest and strongest force in the world and that it only manifests when we are our best and truest selves. Anything less, and we diminish our divinity. She believes she will continue writing about love in all its various, glorious forms, and that one day her epitaph will read ‘just one more read-through’.

Order Always a Princess

To order a copy of Always a Princess or learn more about Clyve and her other works, visit