Shirley Mann is a journalist who has worked across newspapers, BBC radio and TV and is now a published author of three war novels about amazing women in World War II with a fourth one due out in June. Signed with Bonnier Zaffre Publishers and agent, Kate Barker, she specialises in preserving the legacy of servicewomen whose stories are untold.
After years of working as a conduit for other people’s stories, both in news and current affairs, she is now concentrating on a writing career and has won the RNA Romantic Saga Novel of the Year for Bobby’s War in 2021.
Buy Lily’s War, Bobby’s War, Hannah’s War and Bridget’s War on Amazon or Waterstones now.
‘A wonderful, inspiring story. I can’t wait to read more from Shirley Mann.’Sheila Newbury, Author
‘In her debut novel, Shirley Mann skilfully draws on her parents’ wartime romance for this heartwarming story of love in such testing circumstances.‘
Scottish Daily Mail
‘An adventure that is both revealing and inspirational‘
Lancashire Evening Post
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