An Interview with...
Cathy Williams

On Writing and Reading…

What do you love most about being a writer?

The freedom and the chance to write lots of exciting fantasy scenarios.

Do you have a favourite locale or setting for your novels? What is it and why is it your favourite?

No I try and set my books in lots of different locales. Variety is the spice of life!

Which of the books you have written is your favourite?

The Baby Scandal

What is your favourite recent Mills & Boon or Silhouette or MIRA title by another author?

A Yuletide Seduction by Carole Mortimer

What are your five all-time favourite books (with authors)?

  • A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
  • Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  • Catcher in the Rye by J.D.Salinger
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson

On Romance...

Describe the ultimate romantic meal.

Breakfast in bed with the snow falling heavily outside and a real fire burning in the fireplace.

What is the most romantic gesture or gift you have received?

A car (in my dreams). In reality: my husband cooking me dinner on my birthday even though he hates to cook.

How do you keep the romance alive in your relationship?


Where is the most romantic place you’ve ever travelled?

My own island of Trinidad to a house by a beach on the north coast where you fall asleep to the thundering sound of the surf.

All About me

Besides writing, what other talent would you most like to have?

An ability to paint. An ability to do maths would be good as well.

Who is someone you admire and why?

My Mum she’s funny and altogether brilliant.

Do you have a good luck charm or superstition?

I seem to spend a lot of time knocking on wood.

Share one of your favourite indulgences with us.

Going to bed at 8:30 with a good book, a cu of tea and a massive slice of chesecake.

What quality do you most admire in a man?


What is the one thing you've always wanted to do, but never had the courage to try?


If you weren’t a writer, what would you be?

An aspiring writer.

What quote or personal saying do you live by? Who said it?

Everybody has a story can’t remember who said this.

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