Lynne Golding was born and raised in Brampton, Ontario. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Victoria College at the University of Toronto before studying law at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She is a senior partner at the international law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP where she leads their health law practice group. She has three grown children.

Lynne lives in Brampton. She is the best-selling author of the Beneath the Alders trilogy, a historical fiction series, set in small town Canada in the first decades of the twentieth century. The series is comprised of The Innocent (2018), The Beleaguered (2019, a Toronto Star and
Globe & Mail best-selling book) and The Mending (May 2021).

Articles and Talks

The Little-Known Roots Of Brampton
July 25th, 2016

Brampton’s Reminiscences Address to the Brampton Travel and Literary Society
September 16, 2012

Etobicoke Fire Alarm
A winning entry in the 2018 Ontario Book Publishers Organization “What’s Your Story Short?” Prose and Poetry Competition

More About Lynne

Click here to find out more about Lynne’s writing process, writing tips, and more about her historical literary novel The Innocent and the Beneath the Alders series.

Click here to find about Lynne’s work in healthcare law.

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