As I write in a number of genres and under other names, I thought it was time I had a website. So here it is.

I’ve had something approaching seventy books published by the likes of Boldwood, Penguin, Orion, Virgin, Canelo and Head of Zeus, plus foreign translations. A number have appeared in the top thirty best selling paperbacks also as ebooks.

My historical WW2 books (as LIZZIE LANE) are set mostly in Bristol. My cosy crime Honey Driver series (Jean G Goodhind) is set in Bath. There are others set in the Far East and West Indies as Erica Brown. Far East again as Jean Moran.

I also won a BBC New Writers’ Award and for a time had a weekend column with the Western Daily Press.

I think pink hair suits marks me out as a creative novelist so am sticking to it.

History & Research

Council Houses

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Solidly built and for some the first time ever they’d had an indoor bathroom and running water. OK, only a cold water tap but a big improvement on the water pump outside in the communal yard. And a garden! Space to let the lawn grow tall or plant vegetables and …

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Latest News & Events

Topic for this week. Wartime Weddings

Posted on 11th July, 2022

WEDDINGS IN THE 1940S’World War Two is rife with romance amid the suffering it brought about and the pain of separation and loss.Those women who stayed at home prepared themselves …

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D-Day update

Posted on 6th June, 2022

I’m writing this on the 6th of June. D Day so very apt for an author who writes a lot of books set in WW2. The fifth book of The …

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