Penrose Halson talks about Unlikely Romance

Penrose Halson talks about Unlikely Romance
  • Chipping Norton Town Hall, OX7 5NJ
    Chipping Norton Town Hall
  • 23/04/2016 10:00 - 23/04/2016 11:00


Jessica Gilmore writes romance novels for Mills & Boon and Harlequin, Penrose Halson has published an account of the early days of a British marriage bureau, Marriages are made in Bond Street, and Ayisha Malik's debut novel about looking for love as a British Muslim, Sofia Khan is NOT Obliged, is now on sale. They all approach romance from their unique perspectives and create irresistible stories and, perhaps, a happy ending.

Penrose Halson's career encompassed teaching, writing, editing and, to her astonishment, becoming first lady Master of a City Livery Company. Her determined mother sent her to the Katharine Allen Marriage & Advice Bureau, of which she became proprietor in 1986. In 1992 it incorporated Heather Jenner's agency. Aged forty-eight she finally delighted her mother by marrying and lives in London with her husband. She is the author of Marriages Are Made in Bond Street.