Clare Chambers

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Clare Chambers
Born 1966 (age 48–49)
Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Pen name Clare Chambers
Occupation Novelist
Language English
Nationality British
Period 1992-Present
Genre Romance, children's fiction
Notable awards RoNA Award
Spouse Peter
Children Yes

Clare Chambers (born 1966 in Croydon, Surrey, England) is a British novelist of different genres. In 1999, her novel Learning to Swim won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association.[1]


Clare Chambers was born on 1966 in Croydon, Surrey, England, UK, daughter of English teachers. At 16, she met Peter, her future husband, a teacher 14 years older than her.[2] She read English at Oxford University.[3]

She and her husband moved to New Zealand, where she wrote her first novel.[2][3]

She lived in Kent with her young family.[3]


Single novels[edit]

  • Uncertain Terms (1992)
  • Back Trouble (1994)
  • Learning to Swim (1998)
  • A Dry Spell (2000)
  • In a Good Light (2004)
  • The Editor's Wife (2007)
  • Bright Girls (2009)
  • Burning Secrets (2011)

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Awards by the Romantic Novelists' Association, 2012-10-07 
  2. ^ a b Nigel Jones (2008-02-01), "Lessons in love with Sir", Daily Mail (London) 
  3. ^ a b c Author: "Clare Chambers, Random House Group.