Frances Edmonds trained as an international conference interpreter at the Commission of the European Communities Brussels and travelled extensively for all the major international organisations. She also worked for the Heads of State and government of the G7 at their Annual World Economic summits.
In 1976 she married her current husband Middlesex and England cricketer Phil Edmonds and accompanied him on tour to the West Indies in 1986. It was there that she wrote her first and highly controversial best seller Another Bloody Tour which launched her into her present career as writer and broadcaster and professional speaker.
In 1987 she followed the England cricket team to Australia and produced Cricket XXXX Cricket a No. 1 best seller both in UK and Australia.
In Australia she co-hosted Good Morning Australia Australias most popular breakfast TV show and covered the cricket and the Americas Cup for the The Times.
In 1989 she wrote Members Only – an irreverent search for signs of independent and intelligent life in the Houses of Parliament. She found few.
Her subsequent novels Samson Delilah – Star of Heaven and Games were all greeted with critical acclaim. Her book Winning the Game of Life which was published in June 2001 is a book on personal success and self help and motivation and embraces techniques employed by Britains foremost captains of industry and sportsmen-women.
In addition to her writing Frances Edmonds has wide experience on radio and television hosting programmes as diverse as Radio 5 Lives 505 – Women on Top – A Game of Two Halves and Channel 4’s The Greatest. She is a regular new reviewer for BBC Breakfast News and Breakfast with Frost and appears frequently on radio and TV as a guest and panellist.