Agent: Kate Burke
Biography: Beryl Matthews grew up in a family of avid readers. Amongst other jobs she has worked at an aircraft factory and as a credit controller.
She published her first book, THE OPEN DOOR, at the age of 71 after joining a writers’ group and has since written over twenty novels. Her hobbies include travelling, swimming and golf but writing is her number one priority.
'Heartwarming, brimming-with-happiness story, this rags to riches story is perfect. Charming, captivating, fulfilling and lively.' - Booklist (USA)