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Pamela Holmes was born in Charleston, South Carolina. At the age of eight, she moved with her family to England. After school, she lived on a Somerset commune where she became adept at milking cows and laying hedges. Then she graduated as nurse from London University and began to work as a journalist in print and TV on health topics. When her sons left home, she turned to writing. The Curious Life of Elizabeth Blackwell is her third novel.  She has also written The Huntingfield Paintress (2016) and Wyld Dreamers (2018).

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