|Born||5 April 1961|
|Occupation||Novelist, journalist, broadcaster|
|Education||BA, English Literature|
|Alma mater||St Anne's College, Oxford|
Jane Thynne was born in Venezuela on 5 April 1961. She attended Lady Eleanor Holles School in London. She read English at St Anne's College, Oxford, gaining a BA degree. She is married to fellow novelist Philip Kerr; the couple have three children.
Thynne has worked as a journalist for the BBC, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, and The Independent, for which she was the radio critic from October 2008 to November 2011. She has been a panellist on the BBC Radio 4 literary panel game The Write Stuff on many occasions.
Thynne was a member of the judging panel for the Oldie of the Year award in 2010, won by Joanna Lumley, and in 2011, won by Barry Humphries. She was also a judge for the Best Online Only Audio Drama award of the first BBC Audio Drama Awards in 2012, won by Tim Fountain for Rock.
- Thynne, Jane (1997). Patrimony. London: Fourth Estate. ISBN 978-1-85702-656-6.
- Thynne, Jane (1999). The Shell House. London: Fourth Estate. ISBN 978-1-85702-902-4.
- Thynne, Jane (2010). The Weighing of the Heart. Byline Books. ISBN 978-1-907560-00-2.
- Thynne, Jane (2013). Black Roses. London: Simon & Schuster UK. ISBN 978-1-84983-983-9.
- Thynne, Jane (2014). UK: The Winter Garden (USA: Woman in the Shadows). London: Simon & Schuster UK.
- Thynne, Jane (2014). UK: A War of Flowers (USA: The Scent of Secrets). London: Simon & Schuster UK.
- Thynne, Jane (2015). UK: Faith and Beauty (USA: The Pursuit of Pearls). Simon & Schuster UK.
- Thynne, Jane (2016). UK: Solitaire (USA: ). Simon & Schuster UK.
- Biography at journalisted.com
- About Jane Thynne at Conville and Walsh literary agency
- Joanna Lumley wins Oldie award for Gurkha campaign at BBC News
- The Oldie of The Year Awards 2011 at The Oldie
- Nazi Women, a Woman's Hour discussion about Nazi women depicted in new novels by Jane Thynne and Meike Ziervogel