I grew up in County Westmeath, Ireland. I have a Master's Degree in Biomedical Sciences and I work part-time in the field of solid organ transplantation. I now live on a farm in County Longford with my husband and our three children. I started writing about five years ago with little success, I found the demands of three young children incompatible with the task...I could never get a good run at it! When our youngest child started school in September 2010, I was then able to apply myself. I discovered that the more I wrote, the more I enjoyed it - escapism is a wonderful practise! The story of 'Alice-Rose' evolved naturally over time and changed its course quite dramatically from the one I had in mind initially! Many thanks to all who have bought, or intend to buy, 'Alice-Rose'. I hope you enjoy the story and that it provides a little restorative escapism. Kindest Regards, Caitriona.