Davina Blake


Davina Blake lives on the border of the Lake District in England, a place which was once home to the Romantic Poets, Wordworth and Coleridge. She has an MA in Creative Writing and teaches at an adult education college.

Passionate about history and literature, Davina used to be a set and costume designer for theatre and BBC TV, and loves the research aspect of writing historical fiction. She also writes under the pseudonym of Deborah Swift.

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Last Train Home Davina Blake

A Romantic Short Story (15 minutes, 20 pages) set in 1945 at the end of WWII. Level crossing-keeper Maisie Harris can only look forward to a lonely Christmas, stuck in her signal box, as the trains take other people home to their families and friends. But this Christmas she is in for a surprise...