Sweet Adversity ... 'What's in a name?'

Well, the day is here ... Sweet Adversity, my historical adventure (for anyone who likes stories about feisty, brave yet vulnerable girls on impossible quests) is out in the world - or 'in the wild' as I call it ... in paperback on book shelves and ebooks across the world. You might recognise the quote above as coming from Will Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, his play about the star-crossed, but doomed young lovers. Shakespeare's plays weave through Sweet Adversity like a silver thread, not just because my protagonist, Addie has a pet cockatiel who quotes Shakespeare, but because Adversity herself is named after the famous line from the play, As You Like It, when the French duke accepts his tr