About the author:
J.P. Reedman was born in Canada but has lived in the U.K. for 25 years. Interests include archaeology, anthropology, medieval studies, the Wars of the Roses and more. J.P. is author of the best-selling historical novels I, RICHARD PLANTAGENET (Richard III), MY FAIR LADY (Eleanor of Provence) and MISTRESS OF THE MAZE (fair Rosamund Clifford & Henry II)
What inspired you to write your book?
When I was a little girl, my family took me to Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire. The somewhat dilapidated house and gardens were both quirky and eerie to an 8 year old. The feeling did not vanish when I visited again just a few years back, and there was always a story brewing in my head. This year, it finally got expression…