Ingrid Ramsdale

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‘Emilie’ is a Finalist

EMILIE’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2021 IAN Book of the Year Awards.

Category Finalist : First Novel With 50,000 to 80,000 Words.

LoveReading loves ‘Emilie’

LoveReading has recommended ‘Emilie’ to their readers.

A well-crafted story, with action and twists that will keep you turning the page.

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‘Emilie’ has won a Literary Titan Gold Award.

“The Gold Award is bestowed on books that we found to be perfect in their delivery of original content, meticulous development of unique characters in an organic and striking setting, innovative plot that supports a fresh theme, and elegant prose that transforms words into beautifully written books.’


Emilie carries a universal appeal and presents history in an intriguing way.

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“She Remains True To Herself” Read the full interview by clicking on the Literary Titan logo

Emilie, is perfect for fans of historical fiction


“This novel feels like an important and timely read, while its fast, engaging pace means it can still be picked up and enjoyed for purely escapist purposes.”

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‘Emilie’ receives 5-star editorial reviews

Emilie has been awarded several 5-star editorial reviews by Readers Favorite and Reedsy Discovery.

To view the full reviews, click on the reviewer logos below .

Emilie is a fantastically exciting adventure that captures readers and carries them along in a whirlwind of danger and self-discovery that anyone who reads it will find enthralling.
Grant Leishman

Author Ingrid Ramsdale has crafted a masterful work of historical fiction with just the right balance of danger, intrigue, romantic entanglements, and empowering messages for audiences everywhere to enjoy.

K.C. Finn

Emilie has plenty of drama, twists that are unexpected…

Ruffina Oserio

Emilie by Ingrid Ramsdale is a wholesome tale of loss, love, grief, loyalty, compromise, deception, and sacrifice. The plot, based on fact, was brilliant and had a depth that drew me in.

Jennifer Ibiam

Must read 🏆
5 stars Plus, packed with juicy, historically accurate details, adventure, rich characters and believable dialogue

ABC radio interview

ABC Hobart radio presenter, Paul McIntyre chats with author Ingrid Ramsdale about her novel Emilie and how writing helped her heal from a traumatic head injury. 

‘Emilie’ book launch

Emilie books

Due to COVID restrictions on numbers, Ingrid Ramsdale will be celebrating her book launch at the Hobart Writers Festival 9th and 10th October 2021.

Watch this space for more details.

‘Emilie’ release

Emilie will be available in June 2021 in eBook and print at the retailers listed on the ‘buy‘ page.

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‘Emilie’ is an impressive debut novel, congratulations! The choice of present tense works to make history more immediate, and you carry this through seamlessly.

Stephanie Parkyn

Author of 'Into The World' & 'Josephine’s Garden'

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