Gratitude & Contacts

Gratitude & Contacts

Valerie would like to thank these people for their loyalty and support:

Sir Sam Mendes CBE for his endorsement of Larkswood;

Paul Liczbinski, former Head of Sales at Blenheim Palace, and His Grace, The Duke of Marlborough, for allowing us to photo Blenheim Palace and its gardens in 2014;

Chris Challis Photographer for his work throughout this website;

Dr Alice Prochaska, formerly Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, for allowing Chris and me to take photos of her college in 2015;

John Gollop at iStockphoto for the Larkswood cover photo;

Louise Milidge at Dreamstime for the cover photos for my young adult novels;

Jennie Rawlings/ for the cover design for The Choice;

Kevin Britland and June Green/Alamy Stock Photo, for photos of Tregenna Castle Hotel;

The Book Guild Publishing for the cover design for Where Peacocks Scream;

Mikelane 45 for the skylark for Flight of the Lark;

Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo for the Edwardian romantic couple image for Beatrice and Alexander;

Darren Millward at JDP Solutions for co-ordinating all my design needs;

and Paul Downes of GD Associates, who designed and built this website.


Valerie Mendes