Debbie Rix

Author, voice over artist, TV presenter and event producer

About Me

When I was a child I remember thinking ‘what a shame I can’t have several careers’.  Little did I realise that I would be lucky enough to achieve that wish.I started my working life at the BBC and was the first newsreader on Breakfast Television when it launched.   I presented a variety of television programmes and worked as a voice over artist. 


As a mother of young children I took on producer roles developing a career in corporate and charity event production. But career number three was lurking in the shadows.  I had written stories since childhood, and my first novel – a historical novel about the creation of the Leaning Tower of Pisa - was finally published in 2015.  I have now written five novels, four of which are set in Italy – a country I love and which I visit each year.


The Secret Letter

Published on 22nd July 2019
Germany, 1939. A tumbledown farmhouse, on the outskirts of a close-knit village in the heart of the rolling hills of Bavaria. A once happy family home torn apart by Nazi rule. And one young girl who refuses to give up on what she believes in…

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The Photograph

Published on 27th June 2018 
If you loved The Letter by Kathryn Hughes and The Hourglass by Tracy Rees you’ll be swept away by this stunning summer read.

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La lettera dell'amore perduto

Published on 6th June 2019
The Photograph was translated into Italian by publisher Newton Compton.  Re-titled 'La Lettera dell'amore perduto' - letter from a lost love - it's available from bookshops in Italy, as well as via online retailers.  

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The Silk Weaver’s Wife

To be released on 19th July 2017
The Silk Weaver’s Wife: A beautiful and captivating story of love, betrayal and courage.

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Daughters of the Silk Road

‘The untold story of the Venetian explorer Niccolo di Conti and a priceless Ming vase handed down to his descendants.’

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The Girl with Emerald Eyes

Set in medieval Pisa, it tells the story of the extraordinary woman behind the most famous building in the world – the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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