The story of women in world war one
Frances Osborne is a best selling author. Her new book is Park Lane, the first of two historical novels for her UK publishers, Virago. In 2008 she published The Bolter: Idina Sackville – The Woman Who Scandalised 1920’s Society and Became White Mischief’s Infamous Seductress.
In the US it became a National Bestseller. It has also been listed as an O, Oprah Magazine Terrific Read Of 2009, and was the San Francisco Chronicle’s Best Book of the Year. In the UK, The Bolter was selected for the Richard and Judy Bookclub, shortlisted for the Best Read in Britain prize, and held the Number One position in several paperback non-fiction lists. Lilla's Feast: A story of love, war, and a passion for food, published in 2004, has been translated into six languages, was a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book and a New York Times Editor's Choice. She lives between London and the Peak District.