Jean Fullerton

About me

Jean was born within the sound of Bow Bells and her books are set all in London’s East End. Her first novel, No Cure for Love, won the Harry Bowling prize in 2006. Her second, A Glimpse at Happiness, was shortlisted for the 2010 Romantic Novel of the Year. Perhaps Tomorrow, her third, won the Festival of Romance’s Best Historical Romance is 2012. Her latest, Call Nurse Millie, set in post-war East London is out in May 2013. She is published by Orion.

From my website

20th Century Fiction for a 21st Century Reader

I write historical fiction set in East London just after WW2 and the most difficult thing about writing about the lives of post-war women today is to try to show readers the vast changes that have occurred in social and moral attitudes over the last seventy years. For example; the…

Faith in Fiction

Now for those of you who don’t know my husband is a vicar in the Church of England and one thing he always complains about in my books is that all my villains are religious people.  That is not strictly true, of course, but I admit many of the characters…

Ten More Things we did in the 50s we don’t do now.

Broken bottles on the top of a wall.   The last time I can recall seeing this was in about 1997 when I was a District Nurse in Newham. I used to park my little car around the back of Forest Gate clinic and walk through the estate next to…

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