About Me

Lorna Peel

Lorna Peel is an author of historical romance and romantic suspense novels set in the UK and Ireland. She has had work published in three Irish magazines – historical articles on The Stone of Scone in Ireland’s Own, on The Irish Potato Famine in the Leitrim Guardian, and Lucy’s Lesson, a contemporary short story in Woman’s Way.

Her debut novel, ONLY YOU, a romance set in London, England, was published in 2014. INTO THE UNKNOWN, a World War Two romance set in London, the south east of England, and Ireland, was published in 2015 and reached Amazon’s top 20 best sellers in 20th Century Historical Romance. THE IMAGE OF HER, a romantic suspense set in rural England about a woman’s search for her birth mother, was published in May 2016. NEW BLOOD, a romantic suspense set in a stately home in Yorkshire, England, was published in ebook and paperback in November 2016. BROTHERLY LOVE, an historical romance set in 1830s Ireland, is available now in ebook, paperback, and on Kindle Unlimited.

Lorna was born in England and lived in North Wales until her family moved to Ireland to become farmers, which is a book in itself! She lives in rural Ireland, where she writes, researches her family history, and grows fruit and vegetables. She also keeps chickens (and a Guinea Hen who now thinks she’s a chicken!).


Quick Facts:

Favourite Authors: Sharon Penman, Phil Rickman, C.J. Sansom, Thomas Hardy

Favourite Books: Here Be Dragons/Falls The Shadow/The Reckoning by Sharon Penman, Star of the Sea by Joseph O’Connor, Sovereign by C.J. Sansom, Daughter of Lir by Diana Norman

Favourite Films: Hitchcock’s Rebecca and The 39 Steps, Last of the Mohicans, Lawrence of Arabia

Favourite TV Programmes: State of Play, Ripper Street, Six Feet Under, Blackadder, Robin of Sherwood

Favourite Colours: Purple, Green, Deep Red – anything bold and not wishy-washy!

Favourite Animals/Birds: Chickens (I keep three, plus a cockerel and a guinea hen) and dogs

Favourite Food: Pasta or most Italian foods

Favourite Way to spend a Saturday Night: Pizza and a DVD, or catching up on TV programmes recorded during the week!

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