About the Author:
Sue Gerrard was born in St Helens and has lived there most of her life. She has worked as a chartered librarian, a journalist and a lecturer at the University Centre, St. Helens. She currently teaches online for the National Collegiate of Colleges. Sue has written several local history books, including 'Secret St. Helens', nine books of poetry, a collection of ghost stories and two novellas. She performs her own work and has appeared at the Edinburgh Festival and Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. She co-wrote the musical 'The Childe of Hale' and regularly exhibits her work as part of 'The Poet and the Painter'.