Jenny Lecoat

Author

Jenny Lecoat was born in the Channel Islands, where her parents were raised under German Occupation, before moving to England as a teenager where, following a drama degree, she spent a decade as a feminist stand-up. She was nominated for a prestigious Perrier Award in 1986 and has enjoyed a distinguished career as a journalist and screenwriter. A love of history and her island roots brought about her feature film Another Mother’s Son (2017), which starred Jenny Seagrove and John Hannah, as well as her first novel, The Girl from the Channel Islands.

Jenny Lecoat was born in the Channel Islands, where her parents were raised under German Occupation, before moving to England as a teenager where, following a drama degree, she spent a decade as a feminist stand-up. She was nominated for a prestigious Perrier Award in 1986 and has enjoyed a distinguished career as a journalist and screenwriter. A love of history and her island roots brought about her feature film Another Mother’s Son (2017), which starred Jenny Seagrove and John Hannah, as well as her first novel, The Girl from the Channel Islands.

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jul 2024
    £8.99

    Jean Parris was a child when her adored father was taken away by the Nazis. As she and her mother wait anxiously for news, Jean starts to question everything around her. Now, in the immediate aftermath of the liberation of Jersey in the summer of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jul 2022
    £8.99

    ‘Combines historical fact with the fictional narrative, and offers a cast rich with multidimensional characters. Readers will be riveted’ – Publishers Weekly In June 1940, the Channel Islands becomes the only part of Great Britain to...