Samantha Tonge


Samantha Tonge lives in Manchester UK and studied French and German at university. She has worked abroad, including a stint at Disneyland Paris, and has travelled widely. When not writing she loves family time, reading and baking. Samantha has sold many dozens of short stories to women’s magazines.

In 2014 her debut Doubting Abbey, published by HQDigital at HarperCollins, was shortlisted for the Festival of Romantic Fiction Best Ebook Award. In 2015 her summer novel, Game of Scones, hit #5 in the UK Kindle chart and won the Love Stories Awards Best Romantic Ebook category. In 2019 she was shortlisted for the RNA’s Romantic Comedy Award with her novel One Summer In Rome. In 2020 she won the RNA’s Jackie Collins Romantic Thriller Award with her novel Knowing You, from publisher Canelo.

Samantha now writes uplifting, emotional women’s fiction novels for Boldwood Books.