Jenny Parrott began her career as a general news journalist and features writer, and subsequently a crime reporter. She has worked in book publishing since 1987, acquiring non-fiction and fiction for Bloomsbury, WH Allen, Little,Brown, HarperCollins and Oneworld. She runs the Point Blank imprint at Man Booker-prizewinning Oneworld, and writes WW2-set novels for both Orion and HarperCollins. She has wide experience in ghost-writing and non-fiction book doctoring, and has also worked with agents and self-publishers on a variety of non-fiction projects. She is currently writing about being a step-parent for an anthology on motherhood commissioned by Elliott & Thompson.