Kathleen McGurl is a novel writer where a mystery from another era that uncovered and solved today.
She lives by the sea in Bournemouth, England, with her husband and has two adult children now living abroad. He recently retired after many years working in IT for a large retail company and is currently writing full time. Or at least, writing novels between your various trips.
I always wanted to write, and for many years had been waiting until I had time available. Eventually, cames to the bitter conclusion that no one would pay for a year's license to write a book, so sat down and began writing one anyway. Since then, she has written and published several novels, all historical or set in two eras. Until recently, she worked in the IT industry, but now she's taken a big step toward becoming a full-time novelist.