Juliet Greenwood grew up near Stratford-upon-Avon, among an extended family of enthusiastic amateur actors and singers. Her passion for story-telling and history was sparked by being taken as a child to watch performances of Shakespeare in Stratford and Ludlow Castle and the old Birmingham Rep.

After studying at Lancaster University and Kings College, London, she worked at a variety of jobs to support her dream of becoming a published writer. After a debilitating viral illness, she finally achieved her first publishing contract, with her first novel a finalist for The People’s Book Prize.

Juliet now lives on the edge of a traditional slate quarrying village near Snowdon, and can be found dog walking in all weathers, camera always to hand.