The above photo is Royaumont Abbey- temporary home to the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the first world war.
I’m hoping that Amy Andrews will forgive me for using part of the fab title of one of her wonderful books for the title of my blog.
I know we all love a hero- but what about our fictional heroines? Do we want them to be like us? Or do we want to recognise that our heroines can be as brave, if not braver, than our heros. My current release The Wife He never Forgot, was inspired after I watched a documentary set in Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. It showed footage of a nurse, I forget whether she was NHS or full time military, in the back of a Chinook as it flew in, under fire, to rescue an injured soldier. I couldn’t get over her bravery. I would have been terrified…
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