Margaret Pemberton is the author of over thirty novels in many different genres, some of which are contemporary in setting and some historical. She also writes under the pseudonym Rebecca Dean.

She has served as Chairman of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and has three times served as a committee member of the Crime Writers’ Association. Born in Bradford, she is married to a Londoner, has five children and two dogs and lives in Whitstable, Kent. Apart from writing, her passions are tango, travel, English history and the English countryside.