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Paul C.R. Monk | Biography
Paul C. R. Monk
PAUL C. R. MONK has worked as a linguist, teacher and script writer. It was while working as a script writer that in 2014 he published his first novel which won the Literary Classics Eloquent Quill award. He has since staged a number of plays, and has been busy completing his historical fiction serial set in the 17th century.
Paul C. R. Monk grew up in the south east of England then spent many years living in France with a 3-year stint in Spain and, more recently, he has been spending time in China. He trained as a linguist and worked for 9 years as a teacher before becoming a script writer on scores of projects, one of which won him a Writers Guild of America Awards nomination for outstanding writing.
He is currently working on a historical fiction series, which follows the true story of a merchant family during the world-shaking drama of Louis XIV’s revocation of religious tolerance.
The Huguenot Connection trilogy, which includes Merchants of Virtue, Voyage of Malice and Land of Hope, takes the reader from King Louis's France to the Caribbean, and from London to colonial New York, with drama-filled stops in the Rhine Valley and war-torn Ireland...
Soon to come a novel set in contemporary China titled Beijing Spring.