Julie Jones is a retired Civil Servant living in Manchester with her husband, Arwel, and her son Colin. She spent the last 16 years of her working life as a Quality and Performance Administrator with Highways England before deciding to become a writer in 2019. Her first publication was in 1991, a small book of football poetry written for charity, and according to her readers, it showed an alternative view of football. In April 2017, she earned a certificate in Freelance non-fiction writing from the Manchester Writers Bureau having enjoyed working on assignments that gave opportunities for publication in different genres. She is a research historian with 2 years Post Graduate Education, studying at Manchester University’s Centre for Jewish Studies. Here, focusing on Jewish and Israel studies, she specialised in West Bank Settlements, Manchester Jewry, The 6-Day War, and basic Hebrew. During 12 years as a Voluntary Guide at The Manchester Jewish Museum, she met visitors from around the world and enjoyed talking about the history of Jewish people in Britain and their Zionist contribution. The focus on promoting interfaith and cultural tolerance was paramount. In her spare time, She assists her son in making YouTube videos on the local history of North West England. She loves reading and family time; at home and in Wales.