Josephine Cox Death Dead – Josephine Cox Obituary: Cause of Death
Josephine Cox has recently passed away.
Josephine Cox, one of Britain’s most popular and best-selling authors, has died at the age of 82.
Born in Blackburn, one of 10 children, Cox wrote more than 60 books that sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Cox started out as a teacher and took up writing at the relatively late age of 43. Her first published book, Her Father’s Sins, came out in 1988.
HarperCollins, her publisher since 2003, said she “passed away peacefully” on 17 July.
CEO Charlie Redmayne described her as “one of our most beloved writers” who worked “diligently and with the utmost dedication”.
Kimberley Young, executive Publisher of HarperCollins Fiction, remembered her as “an utter force of nature who inspired all around her”.
Cox, who also wrote under the name Jane Brindle, grew up poor and used to charge her school friends a penny for each story she told them.