Barbie Probert-Wright (Author) Barbie was born in Germany in 1939. She moved to the UK in her early twenties as a student, married an Englishman, and has lived here ever since. Jean Ritchie (Author) Jean Ritchie is a successful ghostwriter. She has written, amongst others, the Sunday Times bestsellers How Could She? and Little Girl Lost with Barbie Probert-Wright. The Day the Angel Came is her first novel.