Penny Appleton is the pen name of Jacqui Penn, a writer from the south-west of England. Her Summerfield Village sweet romance novels follow residents of the village as they search for love at different times of life.Before she retired, Jacqui traveled in many countries and now enjoys visiting exciting places on vacation. She has been a volunteer for several organizations, including riding experiences for the disabled which features in Love at Summerfield Stables. Many of her stories contain aspects of her adventures and experiences.
Jacqui enjoys life and relishes variety. She loves walking in nature and the city, visiting National Trust properties and museums. She is an avid reader and is interested in wellness, yoga, and good nutrition.
Relationships, animals, and love, in all its myriad forms, are at the heart of her books.
Her favorite authors include Jane Austen, Danielle Steele and Nora Roberts. Also, Deborah Moggach, JoJo Moyes, and Suzanne Collins. Her favorite movies include Pride and Prejudice, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and Me Before You.