YA Spotlight: The Pretender by Katie Ward with an original art giveaway by illustrator Emma Haines!


The Pretender 
by Katie Ward 
Genre: YA Fantasy/Retelling 
Release Date: September 2018 


In rural France, two babies are born just two hours apart but to two very different lives. Isabella is born as a Princess into a life of opulence and love while Sophia is born into a life of poverty and abuse at the hands of her father. 

‘The Pretender’ follows the journey of Isabella and Sophia as their paths cross and after discovering how alike they look, they decide to switch places with each other. Sophia is seeking sanctuary from her abusive home while Isabella is seeking freedom from the tightening burden of her Royal title. 

‘The Pretender’ is a story of friendship, love and the strange power of destiny. 





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Blog_Pretender_AuthorPicAbout the Author
Katie Ward always knew that she wanted to write for a living. After completing a degree in Journalism at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, she moved to Dublin. While there, she had a short story published in an anthology titled Do the Write Thing which was part of a competition being run by Irish TV show Seoige and O’Shea. This story was originally written when Katie was 14 after she was inspired by an article in her favourite teen magazine. The anthology reached the Irish Bestsellers List. Katie was also shortlisted for a competition judged by Man Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle a few months later.
The Pretender is her first Young Adult novel.

Author Links: 

Twitter – @KatieWWriter 

FB – @KatieWWriter 

Instagram – @KatieWWriter 

 Win a signed original painting by the illustrator of The Pretender, Emma Haines. (INT)






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2 thoughts on “YA Spotlight: The Pretender by Katie Ward with an original art giveaway by illustrator Emma Haines!

  1. This sounds like a beautiful read. Being the mother of twins I find it very intriguing to see what happens in the end.


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