Cindy Williams


Cindy is a New Zealand based author with a passion for history and health.

After twenty-five years as a dietitian for sports teams, supermarkets, food companies and healthy eating magazines she turned to writing historical novels.

The Pounamu Prophecy was a finalist in the 2016 Caleb Prize. 

The Silk Merchant of Sychar won the 2021 Caleb Prize and was a finalist in the 2020 Romance Writers of Australia ‘RUBY’ awards.

Cindy has a Master of Public Health and a Graduate Diploma of Communication.

Exercise is her stress relief. Prayer is her sanity. Coffee and croissants are her downfall.

Cindy writes about health, food and faith on her website at

Cindy's books with Wombat | Rhiza include:
The Pounamu Prophecy 
The Silk Merchant of Sychar

As well as contribution to:
Through Their Eyes