Phaedra qualified firstly as a stained glass artist before gaining her professional Marketing qualifications. She has worked as a waitress, stained glass designer, film festival organiser and communications manager.
She enjoyed her first real writing success when she entered and won several short story competitions, and she now writes full time.
Phaedra lives in Saddleworth, UK, with her husband and son. Her idea for The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper emerged as she showed her own childhood charm bracelet to her young son and told him the stories behind each of the charms.
Phaedra is represented by Clare Wallace at Darley Anderson Literary, Film & TV Agency