My name is Lynne Pardoe, I was a local authority social worker for years and now write about my work in two types of fiction. Some of my books are romances, like any other romance, and some are case studies, the work you’d do with one person similar to those you read in women’s magazines.

Both are fiction though closely based on true cases. I’d hate for anyone to recognise their case so I change various parts.

I had a really dysfunctional family in my childhood. My dad used to stop housekeeping money until mum gave him sex so we were often hungry and would run out of money for the electricity meter. I was pregnant at 16, married, beaten up, raped and divorced at 17 with a child I couldn’t manage. It took me another 3 marriages and 3 children, (not from my husbands and none from the same father) until I sorted myself out.

But more of this in my next book.

Please feel free to look around, read about my career that led to Social Work Stories With Heart and have a look at some of my artwork and hobbies.

All of my books are available to buy and review through Amazon. I love reviews, especially the good ones of course, but even those not so good as I can always learn for future works.

Just one thing, I’m running this website myself so please excuse the mistakes. For example, I can see one page has the facebook and twitter symbols not in a neat like. I’ll get round to sorting it out asap, Thanks for your understanding.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy reading my books as much as I enjoy writing them.

Lynne  x

I love a story which combines an emotional journey with a feel good ending and this one certainly delivers! You can tell that the author has worked in the field and her passion for the subject matter really comes through in the writing too. Looking forward to the next one already. Jo Bartlett

A great read. I really enjoyed this story although for some reason I didn’t really expect to! perhaps because there were no other reviews?

Anyway it was a good mix of social work- focused on a few cases only- so not all over the place and you could get to care what happened to the people- and the authors social life which was dealt with but not overdone. Hope there is more to come from this author. Jellyfish

My latest book

See how far along I am with my latest book! I update this progress bar so you can see how much I’ve done. Its a story about a fourteen year old girl who only ever said once that her grandfather had sexually abused her and said no more either to myself or any other professional. Yet we unearthed secrets that had lain dormant in that family for over thirty years and managed to keep our young lady, and several of her female relatives, safe for their future. It is a true story, but I’ve changed some parts so no-one reading it would recognise their tale.

First Draft
51% Complete
46,012 of 90,000 words


Social work fiction

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