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Marie-Thérèse Browne

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In 1994 my mother Carmen Browne was admitted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton seriously ill. As she slowly recovered I realised had she died so, also, would the chance for me to find out about our past, her family in Jamaica and, of great importance to me, who my father was, information she had resolutely refused to share with me. So I decided to find out for myself.

My first discovery was that my mother was in fact Olga Browney, born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and one of eleven children from a close-knit coloured Catholic family. A kind, naïve and gentle girl, Olga came to London in 1939 to live with her malevolent, alcoholic aunt and intending to stay only six months. But world events, personal tragedy and malicious int

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I know it’s been a while since I last posted but the good news is my screenplay OLGA, with the guidance of #LindaSeger, one of the world’s foremost script consultants, is now finished .While developing OLGA I put looking for an agent or producer on hold but now is the time to send it out.

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Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!

Marie-Thérèse Browne Harlequin Books wrote: "Hi Marie, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. Lately it seems my day is over before it properly began. While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any que..."

No worries Kim - it's been a few days since I've had time to get back onto Goodreads.

Harlequin Books Hi Marie, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. Lately it seems my day is over before it properly began. While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much eHarlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

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