Julie Marsden has learned to deal with life. She has already survived the early loss of her parents, a repressive upbringing by her aunt and a brief marriage and divorce. When her aunt dies suddenly, she moves to London but soon finds that her drab image stops her from obtaining a job. Encouraged by her best friend Penny she reinvents herself and transforms into a chic office girl.
Beverley Hansford has wanted to write since he was a child, but in adult life his job got in the way. Now retired, he has returned to writing and Julie is his first novel. Astrology, genealogy, photography and a large allotment occupy the rest of his time. He lives in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.