Friday, March 11, 2011
Words Matter Week Day 5
Words, like moths, are captured by writers who pin them to the page in various forms. What writer’s work most deftly captivates you? Why?
Redfern was born in England and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Nottingham. She then earned a post-graduate degree as a chartered librarian at Ealing College and a post-graduate certificate in teaching at the University of Derby.
She worked as a librarian until her daughter was born, then she worked as an adult education lecturer. Her main subject was English. She has also worked with the unemployed and as a skills trainer in the workplace. In her spare time, she plays the violin with the Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra.
“The Music of the Spheres” is a Jack the Ripper-type of story. It revolves around a series of murders that take place in back alleys and involve young prostitutes. Her first novel “Auriel Rising” is a historical mystery.