Lynda Page is the bestseller author of 35 novels, sales of over 1 1/2 million to date. She was born and raised in Leicester and now splits her time between a village in Leicestershire and her daughters' holiday park in Epworth, North Lincs where she helps out as much as she can cleaning cottages, ironing mounds of bedding or cutting grass. Until the age of thirty seven, Lynda had no aspirations to become a writer, in fact had never written anything remotely literary, let alone publishable, since leaving school at 15. Coerced by her best friend to go to night school to study for a GCSE in English Literature, a short story she wrote was to develop into her first novel Annie which she completed in her lunch hours on a works word processor. Persuaded by a colleague to try and get it published she sent it to an agent who immediately recognised her talent for story telling, sent the manuscript to a publisher who 4 days later made an offer for the book and Lynda has been under contract to them ever since.