Born the thirteenth child of fifteen to a middle-class mother and an East End barrow boy, Mary Wood's family were poor but rich in love. Mary raised four children and has numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. An avid reader, she first put pen to paper in 1989, and is now a full-time novelist. Her novels include The Breckton Novels, In Their Mother's Footsteps and Brighter Days Ahead.
Wood is a born storyteller * Lancashire Evening Post *