My Books

These are my most recent titles: A Maid’s Ruin is out now in paperback, hardback (as The Margate Maid), ebook and on audio. The Secret Child follows in March 2021 (paperback in August), with the final part of the trilogy due a year later.

After a lifetime spent editing non-fiction, my journey to becoming a published author started in 2012, following a writing workshop at the Arvon centre in Ted Hughes’s old house in Yorkshire. I began to write Alice’s Secret while I was there and went on to produce the three books in The Mill Valley Girls series, set in west Yorkshire and covering a period from the 1850s to the present day.

A move to east Kent, and the discovery of previously unknown family links to the area, gave me an idea for the Georgian-era trilogy. You can view a short video, filmed on location, about the inspiration behind the story below.

Order any of the books via your local bookshop, online retailers such as Waterstones, WH Smith, Hive or or Amazon