Diane Pearson

Diane Pearson was born in London but spent a large part of her childhood with her grandparents in a village on the Surrey/Kent borders. She is the bestselling author of several novels, including Csardas, The Summer of the Barshinskeys and Voices of Summer. Formerly an editor, in 1994 she won the British Book Award for Editor of the Year, she is now President of the Romantic Novelists' Association. She lives in London and is the widow of Richard Leech, the actor.