Carla Acheson

Historical Fiction Author

“Absolutely brilliant story. A real page turning book. Brought a tear to my eyes a few times. Could not put it down…” – Mrs J Smith

The Last Gift,’ is set in the Victorian era and focuses on the poorer class. The story follows the life of a young girl, who amidst the horror of poverty and disease, respectfully emerges into a more beneficial existence. Downton Abbey fans have been downloading the book greedily, shooting it high up in rank in the Classics genre.

TheLastGiftThe novel first became published online in early 2012, when publishing giant Harper Collin’s Authonomy provided extracts of the book. Within weeks it reached a high ranking position and hundreds of favourable reviews on the site.

This autumn, The Last Gift has soared up the charts to become a bestselling book on Amazon in three fiction categories based on sales alone, currently peaking in the Top 5 position on the website’s Top 100 Bestselling books in the Classics genre, beating sales of other more famous fiction authors.

In the News…

Media Release : Gibraltarian author’s novel hits bestseller rank on amazon.

The Last Gift. – Amazon UK Kindle download is available for a time at a discounted price of just 99p.

Additional Links:
UK Historical Novel Society – Review

The Last Gift on

Barnes & Noble – Paperback



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