Angela Barton was born in London and grew up in Nottingham. She is married with three grown up children and two spoilt spaniels she calls her “hairy daughters”. Passionate about writing both contemporary and historical fiction, Angela has won and also been shortlisted for several writing competitions. She reads avidly, makes book-related jewellery and loves a nice cup of tea. Having recently planted a field of lavender with her husband in south-west France, she is looking forward to spending more time writing in Charente and watching their lavender grow. Angela is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and Nottingham Writers’ Studio.