Eliza Graham lives near Uffington. Her first novel, Playing with the Moon, was published in 2007 and was a bestseller in Europe. Since then she has written a further four adult novels and the first in a series of young adult novels. Her books concern themselves with themes of recent history and how these ripple down through the generations into contemporary life. Several have local settings, in particular Jubilee, the story of a downland farming family in the years from the late thirties onwards. Her latest novel, The One I Was, is a family saga revolving around the guilty secret burdening a young wartime refugee from Germany.