Lynne Pearl

Lynne has Cornish roots, but has lived in Canada, spending time in the remote lakes and forests of Quebec.  She now lives in Devon surrounded by sea and moors, a descendant of Cornish shipwrights in Falmouth, writing about the sea that has been her ancestors’ way of life.

Her poems and novels, writing from time to time under the pen name ‘Lynne Pearl’, have earned recognition in competitions world-wide:  her  book, ‘the Wedding Journal’ was short listed for the Yeovil Literature Prize for ‘Writing Without Limits’ 2016; ‘Thiel: One Step in Front of the Other’ was long-listed for SLS (Summer Literary Seminars), 2008; her poem ‘Homecoming’ was short listed for BBC Radio Devon competition, 2006; and she was a co-winner for the Exmoor Society’s poetry contest 2019.

She writes logical fantasy, mystery, and romance. 

Thiel’ is a 3 part novel of a physically challenged hero who rescues a child, a family of siblings and finds a cure on his travels: Book 1 is ‘One Step in Front of the Other’, Book 2 ‘Remaining Still’ and Book 3 ‘Sea Journeys’ (forthcoming).

She has a BA in Art History and Sociology, MA in Anthropology, PhD in Sociology and has done research on support groups.  She now writes full-time.

She finds inspiration from meditation, retreats, dance, and the landscape of the West Country. She spends time each year in Cornwall, Somerset and Devon, her original home. She has two daughters.