Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Mary Emma Egerton Eastwick (1847–1912)
Alternate Name(s): Nott (maiden name); Mrs. Egerton Eastwick (familiar name); Pleydell North (pseudonym)
Biography: Mary Emma Egerton Eastwick was born in 1847, the daughter of Captain Edward Bunbury Nott, R.N. In 1893, she married Robert William Egerton Eastwick, a one-time sheriff of Singapore. In the 1890s, she began writing, contributing stories to a number of popular magazines such as Pearson's and Strand and published a handful of books. She died in 1912.
References: Catholic Who's Who (1908)