Paul Westmoreland was born and raised in Nottingham. Though he has written several novels and short stories, Raineland is his first published work.
His professional life has been as a teacher in in Buckinghamshire, then Leeds and finally for twenty-three years in Carlisle.
Paul Westmoreland lives with his wife in Penrith where Raineland was completed.
"Nothing could have been lovelier... than the vision of Raineland Lodge presented to her by imagination and memory."
The ruins of an ancient priory, some lost church silver and a tale of the English Civil War are all a part of Raineland's long story.