I am the author of thirteen historical novels published under my own name and I am currently writing a series of four books about Victorian Liverpool for Penguin/RandomHouse under the pen name Holly Green. I have written novels set
in both World Wars plus one set in Bronze Age Greece and one, TWICE ROYAL LADY, about the Empress Matilda.
I trained as an actress at the Rose Bruford College but decided that my time would be better employed as a teacher, so for some years I taught drama and theatre arts. Two of my most successful students are Christopher Luscombe, the well known director, and the current 007, Daniel Craig.
I have a First Class Honours degree from Liverpool University and an MA in Writing from Liverpool John Moores. I am married and live on the Wirral.
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I have just read a very snooty review of my book in the magazine of the Historical Novel Society. The critic begins by saying that this is not the sort of book she normally reads and, after damning with faint praise for most of the article, concludes that it is…
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000002769 StartFragment:0000000466 EndFragment:0000002752 Workhouse Orphans is a fascinating and richly detailed book focusing on the poor of Victorian Liverpool and the world they live in. In mid-Victorian Liverpool, two young children, May Lavender and her brother Gus are orphaned by the death of their mother. They are sent…
I shall be having a launch party at Linghams Bookshop in Heswall on Tuesday September 12th, 6.30 for 7pm. Tickets £5.00 to include a glass of wine. PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT ME IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA.