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Evelyn Orange has worked as music librarian, music teacher and nutritional therapist. She writes novels about families with secrets – either as period 20th Century fiction, or as contemporary romantic suspense. Her love of music, dance and theatre often influences her novels and short stories. All of her books have a connection with north-east England, her home region, and some of them explore other places where she has lived, including London and Sheffield.

Evelyn won the Sunderland Echo newspaper short story competition in 1986, and has had short stories and magazine articles published since then. Her first novel, Melody for Lizzie, was published in 1995. Secrets and Shadows came out in July 2013, and the My Weekly Pocket Novel, Dance of Danger, in November 2013.

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