Angela Arney has lived for most of his life lived in Hampshire, England, and went to school in Winchester, but since 2001, she lives in Marchwood, near Southampton. Angela has a son, a daughter, and four grandchildren.
Angela has been a published writer of successful romantic novels since 1984, has had 16 romantic/thriller novels published as well as four larger novels. She was the nineteenth elected Chairman (1997–1999) of the Romantic Novelists' Association, the Plenary Speaker at the Winchester Writers' Conference in 1999, Writer in Residence for the week long Kent Festival of Literature September 2000, a tutor at most of the annual Winchester Conferences for Writers, and also taught at Southampton University. She has also been a judge for "A Synopsis and First three pages of a novel" for the Sussex Writers' Conference, Is a reader for the New Writers Scheme (unpublished writers) and also reads partial manuscripts for a publisher. She is a speaker for various literary events up and down the country. Together with two other local authors, June Tate and Katie Fforde, she runs creative writing courses to tutor others.
As well as writing, Angela has interests in amateur theatre both as a performer and director for plays and musicals. Her old jobs has included shorthand writer, cabaret singer, teacher, hospital administrator and caterer. She has been a performer in musicals playing character parts with local societies at venues including the Mayflower Theatre. She has directed for large musicals with Southampton Musical Society and smaller productions for Phoenix Theatre Company.