Book: Before the Fall
Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date(s): Hardback May 2014; paperback: August 2014
About: Juliet started writing fiction in her mid-thirties after working as a journalist for many years. Her debut novel Before the Fall is inspired by a true First World War story of love and betrayal on the Home Front. Juliet is currently working on a second novel, set on the Sussex coast and in London during the 1930s.
Juliet has a degree in history from Cambridge University and an MA in creative writing from Chichester University. Her short stories and poetry have won prizes including the H E Bates short story competition, and have also been published in literary magazines and anthologies. She lives in West Sussex with her husband Steve Wilson, a BBC football commentator, and their three children.
Twitter handle: @julietwest14
Links to blog posts:
On narrative voice – guest post on Isabel Costello’s Literary Sofa
Location: West Sussex, UK.
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