Debut author Evie Dunmore wrote Bringing Down The Duke inspired by the magical scenery of Oxford and her passion for romance, women pioneers, and all things Victorian. In her civilian life, she is a consultant with a M.Sc. in Diplomacy from Oxford. Evie lives in Europe and pours her fascination with 19th century Britain into her writing. She is a member of the British Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA).