Clare Chambers

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Clare Chambers
Born 1966 (age 49–50)
Croydon, Greater London, England, UK
Occupation Novelist
Language English
Nationality British
Period 1992–present
Genre Romance, children's fiction
Notable awards RoNA Award
Spouse Peter

Clare Chambers (born 1966 in Croydon, Greater London, 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, Greater London, 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.