Gilly Stewart was born in Lancashire and lived in Yorkshire and Cheshire until the age of 15, when her family moved to South Africa. At 21 she moved to France, and then tried Zimbabwe before finding the perfect country: Scotland.
She has had many jobs including au pair, cleaner, teacher and accountant, but her first love has always been writing. She has had four romantic novellas published under the pen-name Gillian Villiers and also writes Young Adult novels as Gill-Marie Stewart.
Gilly write women’s contemporary fiction, set in Scotland (of course) including Sunshine Through The Rain and The Lost Woman.
She lives in a beautiful village in the Scottish Highlands with four dogs, three cats, a husband and many, many books. Her two student sons deign to visit occasionally.