Elaine Thomson was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire. She has a PhD in the history of medicine and works as a university lecturer in Edinburgh.
Malachy Tallack’s book, Sixty Degrees North, was broadcast as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and named Guardian Book of the Week.
Mary Turner Thomson is a marketing consultant, business adviser and motivational trainer and proud mother of three children.
Former punk band keyboard player Alice Thompson was once Writer in Residence for Shetland. She turned to writing and has 3 published novels.