Welcome to the website of Ann Victoria Roberts.

Here you will find details of Ann’s books, blogs, biography, and reviews of books she has enjoyed reading. Please feel free to leave a comment, or share the blogs with your friends online.

Ann hit the national headlines as The Housewife Who Wrote a Bestseller, when her first historical novels, Louisa Elliott and Liam’s Story sold in the USA for just short of a million dollars.

Published by Chatto & Windus in the UK, Louisa Elliott was shortlisted in 1989 for the prestigious RNA award, while Ann’s fifth novel, The Master’s Tale, based on the life of Capt EJ Smith of the Titanic, won the Rubery Award for independently published books in 2012.

Born in York, Ann was educated at Prince Henry’s Grammar School Otley, and Harrogate School of Art. She is married to Captain Peter Roberts, Master of the National Heritage Steamship, Shieldhall, and now lives in Southampton.