Tilly Armstrong was born on 8th April 1927 in Sutton, Surrey, England, UK. She worked for a time with the World Health Organisation in Geneva, then in Canada for eighteen months and afterwards, back home, she became the Personal Secretary to the Chairman of British Steel, Lord Melchett.

Tilly published her romance novels from 1978 to 1998, as Tilly Armstrong and under the pseudonyms of Tania Langley and Kate Alexander, her novels set in World War II were especially popular. Apart from over twenty novels she had published also short stories. Tilly was the fourteenth elected Chairman (1987-1989) of the Romantic Novelists' Association, and was one of its Vice-Presidents until her death. She negotiated the first commercial sponsorship for the RNA Novel of the Year award, from Boots. She was also President of Sutton Writers. Retired from professional writing, Tilly took a keen interest in floral art. At 83, she passed away on 6th July 2010 at Carshalton, England.

Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • When Genevra Kerslake's profligate father died she had to sell the family store to wealthy department store magnate, Matthew Pyrritt. Her cousin Leonara despised men of his class, but Genevra found him attractive. When Leonara's drunken husband attac...


  • When Taisie Brown ran away from Number 1 Clerivale Street and the depraved Mr. Gribble, she was ten years old. Clutching a golden guinea and wandering aimlessly about the streets of Victorian London she drifted into Victoria Station and boarded the f...


  • Mademoiselle Madeline Ardingley, orphaned by the death of her father in Paris, had come to live with her mother’s family, the Lorgans. Although her beauty did little to endear her to Mrs. Lorgan, Madeline tried as best she could to settle into her ...


  • LOVE, PASSION, AND DECEPTION Beautiful Madeleine Ardingley is shocked to learn that her beloved father is a liar and a cheat. The innocent, convent-educated girl is swept into the Parisian demi-monde and finds it not to her liking, though it appea...