Clare Mulley is the award-winning author of two biographies, The Spy Who Loved, which uncovers the hidden life of Christine Granville, Britain’s first female special agent of the Second World War, and The Woman Who Saved the Children, which explores the life of Eglantyne Jebb, the controversial founder of Save the Children. Her book on Jebb won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club prize.
A seasoned public speaker Clare has also contributed to The Arvon Book of Life Writing and compiles reviews and articles for The Spectator, History Today and The Church Times, perfect titles for the setting of St. Leonard’s. She occasionally appears on TV and radio.
Clare is originally from Harpenden but now lives in Essex with her husband and three daughters.