Peter Knowles born in Barnsley,Yorkshire England and is still living there. Joined the British Army in 1966 at the age of just seventeen, served eight years, first with The York & Lancaster Regiment in Cyprus then with The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment in Hong Kong.
Had many jobs since then, including at one time a Gravedigger then twenty plus years ago, picked up a joblot of cheap books and became a Bookseller, now recently retired he finally became a Self-Published Author. The reason behind this was: Coming to writing late in life he didn't have the time to waste trying to find a mainstream Publisher/Agent to take on his work.Peter writes Short Story/Novelettes, from approx. 2,000 words to 30,000 words, the type of story you can read in a single train/bus journey.
Peter also writes under the name of Margaret Peggy Thorpe.