Margaret Thomson Davis
Born in Bathgate but raised in Glasgow, Margaret Thomson Davis was a children’s and Red Cross nurse who had written for many years before her first novel, The Breadmakers, was published in 1972. She moved back to central Glasgow seeking inspiration for her writing, and has now written over 40 novels and over 200 short stories. Two of her novels have been adapted for the stage. She is most famous for her historical series The Breadmakers and The Clydesiders, but has also written contemporary crime thrillers such as A Deadly Deception.
In 2006 she wrote her autobiography, Write from the Heart. Margaret Thomson Davis is Honorary President of the Strathkelvin Writers’ Group.