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Welcome have come to the right place. Indie author/publisher Carolyn Mandache here, with a hybrid website to help you explore my writing through Hearts and Stars Publishing (amongst other things!)

Looking for books that don't tick the usual boxes? Read on my friends....


About me


Author living in Scotland with my husband, kids, and frienemy cats Willow and Sophie.

Co-founder of time2dine-Migsoft is busy.

Likes: reading, cinema, coffee and cake, aerobics, animals, weekends with friends.

Dislikes: discrimination, coin operated trolleys, voice recognition (I'm a Scot...enough said)

I've always loved to read and write and studied English literature at university. With 4 kids I enjoyed inventing stories for them, so started with stories for children which I illustrated myself.

More recently I wanted to write a book with the aim of changing the negative stereotypes about Romania, where my husband was born. I found it fascinating learning about his culture and childhood, one which we are trying hard to teach our own children, as well as their Scottish upbringing.

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