/ Lead title A powerful saga from the author of DAUGHTER OF MINE and DANNY BOY, in which a young girl is forced to give up her true love and marry for security -- except that it leads her to danger and heartbreak before she finds happiness. / A rising star in the saga market, who wins more fans with every novel. We are now publishing two titles a year from this author - the route which has brought many writers in this area to the very top. / Gritty and realistic storylines, in which strong women eventually win through, with the help of family and friends. / Authentic evocation of period and place. / Competition: Lyn Andrews, Anne Murray
Anne Bennett was born in a back-to-back house in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community where she learned to be proud of her Irish Brummie heritage. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham, before an accident put paid to that career. This gave her the chance to write full time. She has four children and four grandchildren.
'[Anne Bennett] is blessed with a vivid imagination and a natural aptitude for writing' Daily Post 'The beauty of Anne's books is that they are about normal people and are sewn through with human emotions which affect us all' Birmingham Post