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Victoria Howard is the pen name for Jeanette Woodall. She has written two romantic suspense novels, The House on the Shore, which was a contender for the 2009 Joan Hessayon Award, and Three Weeks Last Spring, a Pushcart Prize nominee.

Born in Liverpool, Victoria, trained as a medical secretary, and subsequently worked for the National Health Service.  She spent twenty years living on a croft in the Highlands of Scotland, and while there managed a company involved in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.

When not working on a manuscript, Victoria can be found curled up with a book, gardening, designing knitwear, travelling the world or walking her Border collie, Rosie. 

A member of Romantic Novelists’ Association since 2009, Victoria is also a member of the Romance Writers of America.

Victoria currently resides in South Yorkshire with her partner, Stephen.

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In 1991, founding RNA member Barbara Cartland was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.