E V Thompson was born in London and spent nine years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time award-winning writer. He now lives in Spain.
'This book is, undeniably, a romance, but the social history earns it a place on the historical shelf' HISTORICAL NOVELS REVIEW (for SEEK A NEW DAWN) 'A vigorous and fascinating piece of storytelling from the pen of a first-class professional.' SUNDAY TIMES (for SEEK A NEW DAWN)