Author J.Grayland was born in the UK and came to Australia as a child after a few speed bumps in life that robbed her of any self confidence she had she fell into the world of books where she could escape into another world, be who she wanted to be and go where ever she wanted to. Discovering that she loved to delve into the world of romance with a good Harlequin romance it was around the age of 14 that she also discovered her love of writing short stories. Continuing to write and collect journals full of romance stories and ideas for more, her collection grew and she continued to write into adulthood, marriage and children came and although she was encouraged by her husband to share her stories with others her self confidence and the fear of rejection was still stopping her and she was resigned that her work would be just for her eyes only. Time moved on and she found a career in nursing, working with the elderly and palliative care she found her pathway in life and her once lack of confidence started to grow and strengthen until 5 years ago she lost not only a father but a best friend. Remembering something that her father always told her "Live everyday to its fullest because tomorrow you could get hit by a car and the last thought you may have is..... I should have eaten that last bit of chocolate cake." And with that thought always in the back of her mind J.Grayland decided that this was her time to take a chance and pursue her love of writing romance and always make sure to eat that last bit of chocolate cake.... Freedom will be the debut novel for Author J.Grayland.