Clare Francis

Clare Francis wrote three works of non-fiction about the sea and her experiences as a yachtswoman before turning to fiction. She has written eleven novels, the first of which, Night Sky, was number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list and reached the New York Times top 10. She served as Chair of the Management Committee from 1997 to 1999 and of the Advisory Committee on Public Lending Right. She is also President of the charity Action for ME.