Michelle Angharad Pashley completed an MPhil in Endocrinology and a PhD in Genetic Misconceptions. She worked for many years as a lecturer in Biological Sciences at Guildford College after a career in medical research, during which she published several articles on platelet function in the journal, Thrombosis and Haemostasis. In 2002 she retired from lecturing and moved to North Wales with her husband. She worked as a child support worker with Gwynedd Council for 8 years, finally retiring in 2011 to write full-time. Her first novel, Black Sheep Cottage, has been widely reviewed and enthusiastically received, as has its follow-up, The Remains of the Dead. Her latest is the stand-alone mystery novel, Never to be Told.