Childhood in Portsmouth meant grubby knees, flying pigtails and happiness for Sara Wood. Poverty drove her from typist and seaside landlady to teacher till writing finally gave her the freedom her Romantic blood craved. Happily married, she has two handsome sons; Richard is married, calm, dependable, drives tankers, Simon is a roamer - silversmith, roofer, welder, always with beautiful girls. Sara lives in the Cornish countryside. Her glamorous writing life alternates with her passion for gardening which allows her to be carefree and grubby again!