Rebecca is an author of historical fiction. She also writes saga novels under the pen-name Mollie Walton. This will be her eighth published novel. Her books have been published by Hodder & Stoughton, HarperCollins & Bonnier Zaffre.
Her first novel, THE VISITORS, tells the story of a deaf-blind child living on her father’s hop farm in Victorian Kent. The novel was nominated for the Edinburgh Festival First Book Award. Her second novel SONG OF THE SEA MAID is set in the C18th and concerns an orphan girl who becomes a scientist and makes a remarkable discovery. Her third novel, THE WILD AIR, is about a shy Edwardian girl who learns to fly and becomes a celebrated aviatrix but the shadow of WWI is looming. This book was longlisted for Not The Booker Prize. She also completed the final chapters of her friend and fellow novelist Vanessa Lafaye’s final work MISS MARLEY, a prequel to Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. Rebecca has written a trilogy of novels as Mollie Walton, titled The Ironbridge Saga, set during the industrial revolution in Shropshire. THE DAUGHTERS OF IRONBRIDGE and THE SECRETS OF IRONBRIDGE are out now, whilst THE ORPHAN OF IRONBRIDGE is slated for publication in 2021.
Rebecca has a Masters in Writing and is currently a Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund, based at the University of Lincoln.
Daring, tragic, haunting, and unforgettable – Mascull is a superb writer. - Louisa Treger , author of The Dragon Lady
A man learns a shocking truth about his past.
A mother writes a diary as the ghetto walls go up.
From the bombed streets of London, to occupied Warsaw, to the Polish forests bristling with partisans, will their paths cross? Will their pasts be reconciled? And will they survive the deadly assaults on their freedom and their lives?