Justine Gilbert's debut novel, Daisy Chain was published in March 2023 by Claret Press. It is historical fiction about the women who surrounded Roosevelt's presidency. Seen through the eyes of his sixth cousin, Daisy Suckley. Since then, she has written two further novels, one set in Italy and one in England. She is seeking to publish them in the forthcoming year. Born in New York, Justine has lived in America and Italy, but mostly in the UK. She loves writing stories that are wrapped around real events, evoking the human stories behind the news headlines. She writes full time, when not walking her four dogs along the Kent coast in England or visiting America to see her grandchildren.