I’m a biographer and writer of historical non fiction. As at October 2021, I’m the recipient of an Antonia Fraser Award for my proposed biography of Lady Dorothy Mills (nee Walpole, 1889-1959), traveller, novelist, travel writer.
Coming soon (Feb. 2022): Tangled Souls: Love and Scandal among the Victorian Aristocracy (The History Press)
Books to date:
The Voice From the Garden: Pamela Hambro & the Tale of Two Families Before and After the Great War (SilverWood Books 2012, longlisted for the New Angle Prize for Literature 2013)
Duchesses: Living in 21st Century Britain (Blink, 2014)
Princess: The Early Life of Queen Elizabeth II (Lyons Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, 2018; Lume Books, 2020)
For Princess and Duchesses I’m represented by literary agent Andrew Lownie.
I write features for magazines/newspapers/websites. Publications include History Today, Britain at War, Majesty, Country Life, BRITAIN etc.
I am an experienced public speaker and have also presented on radio and appeared on television (‘Our Queen in Wartime’, ITV and PBS) and in podcasts.
Memberships include the Society of Authors; the Biographers’ Club; BIO; the Law Society of England and Wales (as a former practising solicitor)