Lorna Peel is an author of historical romance and romantic suspense novels set in the UK and Ireland.
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, grows fruit and vegetables and keeps chickens and guinea hens.
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 and guinea fowl (I keep five chickens – four hens and a cockerel – I also have two guinea hens). I love dogs, too. I haven’t owned one for a long time, but I hope to again one day.
Favourite Food: Pasta or most Italian foods – I prefer savoury to sweet!
Favourite Way to spend a Saturday Night: Pizza and Scandi-noir on BBC4!