Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster. Her first book, The Woman Who Saved the Children, won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize, and The Spy Who Loved, now optioned by Universal Studios, led to Clare being decorated with Poland’s national honour, the Bene Merito. Clare’s third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, tells the extraordinary story of two women at the heart of Nazi Germany, one of whom tried to save Hitler’s life, while the other was involved in the most famous assassination attempt on him. Clare reviews non-fiction for the Telegraph, Spectator and History Today. A popular public speaker, she has given a TEDx talk at Stormont, spoken at the Houses of Parliament, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum and British Library, as well as many festivals. Recent TV includes the BBC’s Rise of the Nazis, the BBC D-Day 75 coverage, Newsnight, Channel 4’s David Jason’s Secret Service, and Adolf & Eva, Love & War for Channel 5. www.claremulley.com
The Spy Who Loved. The secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain’s first female special agent of WWII
By Clare Mulley
In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in South Kensington. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising, but that she had survived the Second World War was remarkable.