About JM Kearsley
JM Kearsley was born in England but emigrated to South Africa soon after her marriage. A full-time teacher for many years, she is now semi-retired, giving private English and Mathematics lessons to Primary school children. She and her husband have three children and two lovely grand-children. When she isn’t helping with homework, Joy enjoys reading, writing and scrap-booking. To Be A Soldier is the first of a trilogy concerning the Peninsular War.