Alison May

Alison is a novelist, short story writer, blogger and creative writing tutor who grew up in North Yorkshire, and now lives in Worcester. She has worked as a waitress, a shop assistant, a learning adviser, an advice centre manager, a freelance trainer, and now a maker-upper of stories. Alison is also a former Chair of the Romantic Novelists’ Association.

She won the RNA’s Elizabeth Goudge trophy in 2012, and has been shortlisted in the Love Stories and RoNA Awards. Alison writes emotional book club fiction and romantic comedies. Her seventh novel, All That Was Lost, was published by Legend Press in September 2018. She also writes modern retellings of misunderstood classics, in collaboration with Janet Gover, under the penname Juliet Bell: The Heights and The Other Wife are published by HQ Digital.

Genres: Fiction

Alison's books

All That Was Lost
The Heights
The Other Wife


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