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A prolific writer in the romance genre, she wrote under numerous pseudonyms, including Penny Jordan, Annie Groves, and Melinda Wright. She is known for both contemporary and historical romance novels.
She worked as a typist for over a decade. In 1979, she published her first novel, Duchess in Disguise.
She first began writing stories at the age of eight as amusement for herself and her younger siblings.
Her birth name was Penelope Jones. She was married to Steve Halsall, an accountant. The couple had many nieces and nephews, but no children.
Alan Titchmarsh is another famous author from England.
How did Penny Jordan die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||65 years|
|Birthday||November 24, 1946|
|Death date||December 31, 2011|
|Place of death||Cheshire, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
What I like writing about are people’s relationships, not necessarily great big dramatic things but the smaller things in life and how they affect characters and challenge and change the people that they are. I do like a happy ending, so my books have to have a happy ending.Penny Jordan
It’s not very glamorous. People certainly wouldn’t think so if they saw me sitting in my woolly socks at the kitchen table. Many times I sit at the typewriter and think, ‘Why am I doing this?’Penny Jordan
I was always a keen reader. I jotted down one or two things, but it never occurred to me to think of a job in writing. I thought that writers were like demi-gods. I don’t know what I thought.Penny Jordan
I chose to write the kind of romance I love best – one with a sheikh hero.Penny Jordan
There are two questions that you ask yourself as a writer, and one of them is, ‘But why?’ The question that takes the book forward is, ‘What if? What if x y or z happened? How would those characters react?’Penny Jordan