Alison McQueen

From Goodreads: “Born in the sixties to an Indian mother and an English jazz musician father, Alison McQueen grew up in London and worked in advertising for 25 years before retiring to write full time.

Her acclaimed 2012 epic novel, The Secret Children, was inspired by her own family history, and is being translated into several foreign languages. Alison’s latest novel, Under The Jewelled Sky, is published by Orion (2013) and will be published in the US early 2014.

Alison is also author of the popular HOUSEWIFE novels, written under her married name and featured on the Richard & Judy Show (published by Macmillan between 2005 and 2011). In 2006, Alison was selected from a long list of 500 writers to join The Writers’ Circle – a one-off project put together by the UK/US film industry to nuture and fast-track the UK’s top 10 rising writing talents into screenwriting.

Alison McQueen lives in rural Northamptonshire with her family. She is currently working on her 8th novel.”