Most of my working years were spent as a secretary in a rural primary school in Norfolk, England. As the years wore on, I became restless, and knew the time had come to have a complete change of lifestyle, so my husband and I decided to retire early, and headed to a warmer climate in Spain. At the time, we never imagined how different our lives would become. The agreeable climate lent itself to a full social life and, generally, a more relaxed way of living. Suddenly, we both had time for ourselves and, always an avid reader, I started to read even more books than ever. I had a yearning to write some years before, but now I thought more seriously about it – it was now or never!
Within four years I had completed a novel which I self-published, followed by a trilogy - ‘A Twist of Fate’, ‘Destiny’s Path’ and ‘A Free Spirit’ for which I was fortunate enough to obtain the services of a publisher. A fourth novel, ‘Billy’, was published in April 2017 and ‘No Looking Back’ in November 2019.
I once read a book about a young victim of abuse which I found upsetting and alarming. I wanted to create a story which gave hope and optimism for a brighter future to those suffering from a stolen childhood,