Michelle was born and raised in a small historical town in the heart of England, but is now living in Cyprus and learning as much Greek as possible. She spent many years working in the NHS, doing on call hours that no amount of European laws can protect you against, and is now enjoying the more social and stress free life of the Mediterranean. This has enabled her to (finally) get her first novel, The Loss of Deference published on the Kindle in June 2012, and be into the editing stage of book two (watch this space!). When she is not writing furiously about the darker side of life, you will find her hiking in the mountains, drinking frappe at the beach, or talking to herself in the kitchen in the style of an American celebrity chef. Just think Ina Garten.