Welcome to my website!
I'm Eliza Graham and I live in a beautiful part of Oxfordshire, England. My historical fiction includes the bestselling novels Playing with the Moon and The One I Was. My books have been translated into German, Norwegian, Italian and Portuguese. I've been long-listed for the Richard and Judy Summer Read, shortlisted for World Book Day Hidden Gem, and nominated for the Costa and Baileys prizes.
My latest novel, The Girl in Lifeboat Six, will be published by Storm Publishing on 6 July 2023.
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1941. After the death of her beloved mother, nineteen-year-old Romilly Brooks impulsively accepts a job as a nanny, accompanying eight-year-old Freddie and his grandmother on a sea voyage from war-torn London to the safety of New York. From the first, Romilly is entranced by the opulent ocean liner… if only she could put the idea of German U-boats circling beneath the waves out of her mind. An explosion tears through the night. A German torpedo has struck the ship, and Romilly and Freddie are thrown into the deadly Atlantic. Clinging to a flimsy raft, they’re beginning to lose hope when they glimpse the Lucknow’s lifeboat six – its emergency light a beacon of safety in the freezing night. But when Romilly and Freddie try to board, they’re told that there isn’t enough room for them both. Romilly is suddenly forced to confront a terrible truth: this is a night they might not all survive…