Who is Maggie Davies
Maggie Davies was born in Newcastle and has a first-class honours degree from the Open University.
Her debut novel, The Servant, won the Historical Writers' Association 2020 Unpublished Novel Award, together with a publishing contract from Sharpe Books.
The book was inspired by a visit to London's Foundling Hospital Museum, with its heart-breaking stories about the tokens desperate women left there in the hope that they might, one day, be able to reclaim their child.
Maggie has had short stories published, been shortlisted for the Bridport Flash and Olga Sinclair Awards and longlisted for the Exeter Novel Award. She is a member of the Historical Writers' Association and the Romantic Novelists' Association.
She lives in Royal Tunbridge Wells with her husband, but also spent a number of years in Peru, Africa and the United States.