About the Author

Eleanor Wilton, an enthusiast of nineteenth century literature, first read and fell in love with Jane Austen’s novels at the age of thirteen. At university she studied English Literature and Art History, but has spent her professional career working in an entirely unrelated field. Nevertheless, she never lost her childhood desire to write fiction. It wasn’t until after she watched an Austen adaptation that she thought she would have approached very differently, that she sat down in the grand Reading Room of the New York Public Library, pad and pen in hand, and began to write. Thinking she was only dabbling, she in fact had begun penning her first novel, To Teach the Admiring Multitude, a continuation of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Following publication, she was immensely gratified by and grateful for the positive response from readers. She has now released Agnes Merriweather, the second volume of The Derbyshire Chronicles and is currently working on the third installment, The Westbrook Sisters, for release in 2022.

She lives with her family in New York City.