Caroline Harvey is the pseudonym of Joanna Trollope, the highly acclaimed author of bestselling contemporary novels. The Choir, A Village Affair, A Passionate Man, The Rectors Wife, The Men and the Girls, A Spanish Lover, The Best of Friends, Next of Kin, Other Peoples Children, Marrying the Mistress, Girl from the South and Second Honeymoon are all published by Black Swan. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannias Daughters. As Caroline Harvey she has written several historical novels including Legacy of Love, Parson Hardings Daughter, The Steps of the Sun, Leaves from the Valley, The Brass Dolphin, City of Gems and The Taverners Place, which are all published by Corgi Books. Joanna Trollope was born in Gloucestershire, where she still lives. She was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queens Birthday Honours List for services to literature.