Lucy Worsley is, by day, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that looks after The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace State Apartments, the Banqueting House in Whitehall, and Kew Palace in Kew Gardens. By night, she is a writer and presenter. She can be spotted presenting documentaries for the BBC and she has published non-fiction books on architecture, palace life and, most recently, the history of murder. Eliza Rose is her first venture into children’s fiction. Worsley read Ancient and Modern History at Oxford, and lives in London with her husband.