UEA tutor in Creative Writing Rachel Hore has been included in the shortlist of five in the running for the Historical Romance category of the 2012 Romantic Novel of the Year Award. The winner of each category will be announced in March and will go on to contend for the overall award in May. Rachel (pictured) is shortlisted for her latest novel, ‘A Gathering Storm’, which was published by Simon & Schuster last year. Rachel worked in publishing for several years and teaches the Publishing module that leads to the production of the annual anthology of work by UEA Creative Writing students. Her previous bestselling novels are 'The Dream House' (2006), 'The Memory Garden' (2007), ‘The Glass Painter’s Daughter’ (2009) and ‘A Place of Secrets’ (2010), which was last year selected for the Richard and Judy Bookclub.