Kathleen Clarice Groom

Kathleen Clarice Groom, née Kathleen Clarice Louise Cornwell (b. 11 March 1872 in Melbourne, Australia - d. 1954 in Hove, Sussex, England). She wrote short stories and novels under different pseudonyms: Kit Dealtry, C. Groom, and Mrs. Sydney Groom (playing with her different names and surnames).

She started a dynasty of popular writers; her eldest son Adrian Bernard Klein, changed his name to Adrian Cornwell-Clyne, and became an artist, who wrote books on photography and cinematography, her daughter Denise Naomi Klein also followed in her footsteps and became the popular romance writer Denise Robins, who was the first president of the Romantic Novelists' Association (1960–1966), and her granddaughter Patricia Robins (aka Claire Lorrimer), who is Denise Robins' daughter, is also a popular romance writer.

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