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