Jennifer Ryan grew up in Kent and now lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and two children. She was previously a nonfiction book editor. The Chilbury Ladies' Choir is her first novel.
`The writing glows with emotional intelligence. This atmospheric debut, based on the author's own family history, had me sniffing copiously' Daily Mail `I am completely and utterly in love with this book. What a joy! It may be in my all-time top five - I just adore every single thing about it' JILL MANSELL `Lyrical, poetic, emotional, funny, endearing, surprising - it is a masterpiece' VERONICA HENRY author of How to Find Love in a Book Shop `I adored it, it made me want to sing with joy' ALEX BROWN, author of The Secret of Orchard Cottage `Delightful... it manages to be sad and funny, exciting and heart-warming, all at the same time. Quite an achievement' BARBARA ERSKINE author of Sleeper's Castle `I adored The Chilbury Ladies' Choir! The pages sing with such wonderful characters, and through them wartime England really comes alive. Warm, witty, touching and uplifting, I will be recommending this to all my friends' HAZEL GAYNOR author of The Girl from the Savoy