Rosemary Allen has been writing on and off all her life. When her children left home, she took an English and media degree as a full-time mature student and then taught at the local College of Further Education. She has written around a dozen short stories, including The Onion Man, which was read on Radio 4. After she retired, she wrote her first novel, Listening to Brahms, about the ability of music to evoke memories of the past. She lives in Dorset, near her large, extended family.
Searching for Samuel Baskett
Samuel Baskett, growing up in a Dorset rectory, wants to save lives, not souls. Mary Cockram, looking after her animals on the family farm, longs to travel the world. Spanning nearly 60 years of the eighteenth century, Searching for Samuel Baskett is a sweeping family saga, chronicling the lives of ...