Welcome to my website and thanks for visiting – I hope you’ll have a royally fabulous time looking around. Here you’ll find out all about Model Under Cover – plus my brand new series, Royal Rebel, which will be published in the U.K. in January 2019! Be sure to check out my writing tips, favourite books, and more.
Have fun! Carina x
Royal Rebel is my new series for tweens and it combines so many of my favourite things: girl-power, palaces and ponies, queendoms and comedy, dogs, secret turrets – plus a sparkly dollop of DIY fashion. So start polishing your tiara and get ready to meet Her Royal Highness Princess Lily of Waldenburg, heir to the throne of the world’s only queendom!
Latest from the blog
‘There are plenty of plot twists to keep you gripped to the end of this exciting and highly entertaining first story of a new series’
‘Well written and engaging, Model Undercover: Paris...takes us into the world of fashion and modeling... A light-hearted, fast paced, and clean page-turner, it would make a great summer read...If the author keeps developing Axelle's many complexities, she could become quite a healthy role model.’
‘Sometimes it’s rather nice to just fall into the enjoyment of a story that carries you along, and for teen fiction this definitely delivered that’
Mama and More
‘Carina Axelsson kept me on my toes and had me guessing about the culprit until the very end. I really enjoyed the friendship between Axelle and Ellie, who showed that models are more than just pretty faces...I would recommend Model Undercover: Paris for those who enjoy mysteries as a fun read, especially for summer.’
The Young Folks
‘I will definitely be reading Axelle’s next adventure, which I’m sure will be as entertaining and riveting as this one’
Nayu’s Reading Corner
‘Humour, fashion, drama and intrigue prove the perfect combination in this high-flying and immaculately stylish new series.’
Lancashire Evening Post
‘Compelling and very enjoyable, are you ready to be transported to Paris? Because this book will do just that. Model Under Cover will consume your brain, and you'll find it hard to do things in your day-to-day life until you've finished the book and got to the bottom of the mystery. I highly recommend this to MG and YA readers alike!’
The Mile Long Bookshelf
‘Full of suspense and mystery. You couldn't write a better detective tale.’
‘An entertaining, solid mystery with a resolution that will please most detective fans...not only is Axelle evolving into a deeper personality by the end of this book, but the cast of supporting characters-from the police chief's son, Sebastian, to Hervé, the model booking agent-are fun to spend time with and well drawn.’
'Perfect for Holly Smale and Ally Carter fans.'