Frances Osborne is the author of three books, all published in the UK and US. Her first biography, Lilla's Feast (2004), has been translated into six languages and is a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book. Her second biography, The Bolter (2008), was shortlisted for Best Read in Britain, was a Sunday Times No.1 bestseller and one of The San Francisco Chronicle's Best Books of the Year. Her first novel, Park Lane (2012), was shortlisted for the Historical Crime Writers' Association/Goldsboro’ Books First Novel Award. She is currently working on a new biography and adapting The Bolter for a television drama series.