Belinda Bennett is the author of Midlife Crisis, a short read described in a five-star review by Readers' Favorite (United States) as 'exceptional', 'brilliant' and 'original'.


Belinda also wrote the psychological thriller Hired Hands and penned the highly-rated novella (Goodreads) Me Too. Other books by Belinda include the popular thriller / crime mystery One Dead Wife  and chemotherapy-inspired short read The Absent Daughter.

She won a five-star review from Chick Lit Central for her novella One Billion Tears, which follows the fortunes of a Plymouth burger bar worker after her ex-boyfriend scoops a huge fortune in an international lottery a week after they break up.

A former journalist, she launched her career in the British newspaper industry at the Exeter Weekly News in February 1983.

She went on to work for media groups as a reporter and editor across the South West of England.

Belinda 'retired' from the newspaper industry to concentrate on creative writing in June, 2015. She had been working as a copy editor, crafting headlines for daily and weekly newspapers along the South Coast. In 2016, to support her work, she founded a digital content creation business.

Belinda lives by the sea in Lyme Regis, Dorset, on the Jurassic Coast. She was diagnosed with stage 3 inflammatory breast cancer in 2020 and is currently undergoing chemotherapy prior to surgery.

During her treatment, she has launched a stand-alone second chances Regency romance, Foxglove Hall, available at Smashwords, Amazon and this website.