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Janet MacLeod Trotter

Janet MacLeod Trotter

http://www.janetmacleodtrotter.com

Janet was brought up in the North East of England with her four brothers, by Scottish parents.  She is a best-selling author of 16 novels, including the popular Jarrow Trilogy inspired by the life of Catherine Cookson. Her first saga, The Hungry Hills, gained her a place on the shortlist of The Sunday Times' Young Writers' Award, and the Tea Planter's Daughter was longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel Award and was one of Amazon's top selling ebooks for 2012.  Janet is an active member of the Northumbrian branch of the RNA, The Border Rievers, and has been a regular on the panel for their Girls' Night In events at libraries around the North East of England. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Janet has also been editor of the Clan MacLeod Magazine, a columnist on the Newcastle Journal and has had numerous short stories published in women's magazines. She lives in the North of England with her husband, daughter and son.

It's a fact

Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler are considered the third most romantic couple in fiction behind Elizabeth and Mr Darcy and Romeo and Juliet.