Jojo Moyes - WikipediaShe was the only child of Elizabeth J. McKee and James C. She lives on a farmhouse in Great Sampford, Essex with her husband, journalist Charles Arthur, and their three children. After a varied career including stints as a minicab controller, typer of braille statements for blind people for NatWest, and brochure writer for Club she did a degree at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London University. In She won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to attend the postgraduate newspaper journalism course at City University, and apart from when she worked in Hong Kong for the Sunday Morning Post, she worked at The Independent for ten years, including stints as Assistant news editor and Arts and Media Correspondent. She has been a full time novelist since , when her first book, Sheltering Rain was published.
Still Me, by Jojo Moyes Audiobook Excerpt
It is a deeply researched piece of historical fiction based on the true story of the Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky. We have absolute confidence in the integrity of Jojo Moyes and her work. Both books are historical fiction about the packhorse librarians , a real-life group of women who, in the s, delivered library books in rural Kentucky to promote literacy. Cussy lives as the town outcast with her coal-mining father and works as a packhorse librarian in Appalachia, delivering books on horseback to folks in the area. In fact, another novel featuring a Kentucky book woman was published on Amazon in January.
Jojo Moyes is a British author of romance novels. She got into journalism when she won a bursary from the newspaper The Independent in order to attend a postgrad journalism course at City University in London. Jojo lives on a farm in Essex with husband, journalist Charles Arthur, and their three children. Jojo Moyes became a full-time novelist in with the publication of her debut novel, Sheltering Rain. Note: Foreign Fruit was re-published under the title of Windfallen.
Pauline Sara Jo Moyes born 4 August , known professionally as Jojo Moyes , is an English journalist and, since , a romance novelist and screenwriter. She is one of only a few authors to have twice won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association and has been translated into twenty-eight languages. She subsequently worked for The Independent for the next 10 years except for one year, when she worked in Hong Kong for the Sunday Morning Post in various roles, becoming Assistant News Editor in In she became the newspaper's Arts and Media Correspondent. Early in her writing career,  Moyes wrote three manuscripts that were all initially rejected. With one child, another baby on the way, and a career as a journalist, Moyes committed to herself that if her fourth book was rejected, she would stop her efforts. After submitting the first three chapters of her fourth book to various publishers, six of them began a bidding war for the rights.