Linda Abbott was born in St. John’s, the eighth in a family of ten children. She is a graduate of Memorial University, with a Bachelor of Arts and Education. She holds a Certificate in French from Laval University, Quebec City, and attended the Frecker Institute in Saint Pierre. She is a retired French Immersion teacher, having spent most of her career at Holy Trinity Elementary School in Torbay. The Tin Triangle is her third novel. The Hull Home Fire is her second, and her first novel is the critically acclaimed bestseller The Loss of the Marion. She resides in St. John’s.