Belinda Kroll | Author of Victorian Young Adult Books

author3sWelcome to the website of Belinda Kroll, author of Victorian young adult books set in England and the United States. Her latest publications is Haunting Miss Trentwood, a Gothic-lite young adult book set in 1887 England. She also wrote Catching the Rose, a romantic young adult book set in 1861 Civil War America.

Read her blog for the latest on the writing process, independent publishing, and historical research finds.

Belinda’s Popular Blog Updates

Haunting Miss Trentwood on Booktrack as of April 2015 Create a Booktrack (Soundtrack for Books) - Back in July 2014, I read about Booktrack from Jane Friedman’s blog and simply had to try it out. A “booktrack” is exactly what it sounds like… a soundtrack for a book. There is no dialogue, so it’s not like a true audiobook. Instead, a…
drewFarnsworth How to Run a Successful Book Launch Party - Last Thursday, I went to the book launch party of a fellow writer’s group member, Drew Farnsworth. Wow! I have never been to a book launch party like the one Drew and his team of creatives put together. I really wish…
researchGermanFacts Using a (Galaxy Note 8) Tablet to Write a Novel - Looking for an alternative to lugging your laptop around to finish that novel? Frustrated with carrying your phone, your laptop, and your writing journal to make sure you have everything to reference when writing that next chapter? Let me tell…


Victorian Young Adult Books

Contemporary Short Story

Haunting Miss Trentwood, a Gothic-lite young adult book set in 1887 England

Mary searches for a blackmailer with her father’s ghost, her former beau Mr Spencer, and the scarred, intriguing Mr Hartwell.

Catching the Rose, a romantic young adult book set in 1861 Civil War America

Veronica searches for her Prince Charming and childhood love Jonathan before a forced marriage and the war take him away forever.

The girl, Maxine-called-Max, never thought she would find love before she died.