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Jane Thynne


UK flag (b.1961)
Wife of Philip Kerr

aka C J Carey

Jane Thynne was born in Venezuela in 1961 and grew up with her parents and two brothers in London. After school in Hampton, she spent a year working at the Old Vic Theatre before reading English at St Annes College, Oxford.

She then joined the BBC as a production trainee, but after a few years succumbed to a hankering for Fleet Street and moved to The Sunday Times. She spent many cheerful years at The Daily Telegraph as media correspondent, but her single most exciting moment was getting a publishing contract for her first novel.

In particular she has a passion for historical fiction and loves the research that involves.

As well as writing books she now freelances as a journalist, writing regularly for numerous British magazines and newspapers, and also appears as a broadcaster on Radio 4.
 

Genres: Historical Mystery, Historical
 
Series
Clara Vine
   1. Black Roses (2013)
   2. The Winter Garden (2014)
     aka Woman in the Shadows
   3. A War of Flowers (2014)
     aka The Scent of Secrets
   4. Faith and Beauty (2015)
     aka The Pursuit of Pearls
   5. Solitaire (2016)
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