By Caro Peacock
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Author Name: Caro Peacock (Born: 1944/01/01)
Author Description: Aka [url=http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/383913.Gillian_Linscott" title="Gillian Linscott]Gillian Linscott
Caro Peacock grew up in a farmhouse that, for many of her formative years, contained part a dozen brothers, sisters and cousins, two times as many cats and canine, no principal heating and one rest room that stopped operating at any time when the spring that provided it water silted up. This attainable bred the behavior of curling up in a quiet position with a ebook, and later, a keenness for go back and forth that ended in a slightly disrupted schooling. someplace alongside the road, she got a good curiosity in Victorian history––which she considers a miles misunderstood period––and rather the half performed in it by way of independently minded girls. Caro rides horses, climbs, trampolines and spends it slow each year learning wild plant life within the Alps.
Caro Peacock is a pseudonym for [url=http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/383913.Gillian_Linscott" title="Gillian Linscott]Gillian Linscott
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