Born and brought up in Ringwood, Hants, Jennie Ann Rake was a primary school teacher for many years, specialising in music. Since moving to Dorset, her passion for fair trade led her to open her own shop. When trade was slow and the thought of dusting shelves seemed tiresome, Jennie turned to writing in between serving customers. She’d heard the suggestion that there is a novel inside everyone and wanted to find out if there was one in her.
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