Ellen was born in County Durham, England. She now lives in North Yorkshire with her long-term partner.
She is active in amateur dramatics, and is interested in metaphysics.
Ellen enjoys strumming her guitar, walking, and the occasional round of golf.
Ellen is a conservationist who actively supports the endangered orang-utan; she is an Ambassador for the Orangutan Protection Foundation and encourages everyone to support Mother Nature and help sustain Planet Earth.
Before she penned her first novel, Ellen wrote features for national magazines and regional newspapers. She is a Patron of the Albert Kennedy Trust.