Hilary Green


Hilary trained as an actress but has spent most of her working life teaching drama and theatre studies, most recently at Birkenhad Sixth Form College. Having achieved an MA in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University, she is now concentrating on being a full-time writer. She published three novels, all thrillers, in the 1980s but is now concentrating on historical novels. She won the Historical Novel Society's Kythira Prize for a short story in 1998.



Historical; Thrillers

Publications & Performance History

Hilary Green's recent books in the "Workhouse" series for Penguin are published under the name Holly Green.

Centrifuge - pub Robert Hale (now available in large print) A Woman Called Omega - as above The Fidelio Affair - as above We'll Meet Again NEVER SAY GOODBYE pub Hodder and Stoughton NOW IS THE HOUR pub Hodder and Stoughton THEY ALSO SERVE pub ditto THEATRE OF WAR pub ditto THE FINAL ACT pub ditto DAUGHTERS OF WAR pub Severn House PASSIONS OF WAR  pub ditto HARVEST OF WAR pub ditto OPERATION KINGFISHER pub Robert Hale THE LAST HERO pub Independent Publishing APHRODITE'S ISLAND 2014

Workshop & Reading Experience

As a teacher and theatre director I have led many workshops and am used to performing in public. I should be happy to give readings of my work if requested.


Hodder and Stoughton Ltd Julie Mann, Chief Librarian for Wirral Borough Council; the librarian at Heswall Library.

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