About the Author:
Born in London, Karen Bowman became an adoptive 'Essex Girl' at the tender age of ten. She has blended her love of history with her knowledge of the county, and has published numerous articles and stories on a variety of historical subjects. Karen Bowman is married and lives near the South East Essex coast with her family. She counts genealogy, archaeology, a fledgling interest in photography, and of course writing, amongst her personal passions.