Anita Shreve is the author of the acclaimed novels EDEN CLOSE, STRANGE FITS OF PASSION, WHERE OR WHEN, RESISTANCE, THE WEIGHT OF WATER and the international number one best-sellers THE PILOT'S WIFE and FORTUNE'S ROCKS. She teaches writing at Amherst College and divides her time between Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Francine Brody won the Flora Robson Prize at RADA. She has performed all over the UK in plays such as The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Importance of Being Earnerst and The Glass Menagerie. Film and television work includes I Dreamed of Africa, Maigret and The Hotel Majestic and Lost And Found. She has recorded a number of audio books including the unabridged version of Bridget Jones's Diary.