Piu Marie Eatwell was born in India and studied English at Oxford University, obtaining a First Class degree. She has subsequently worked as a lawyer and television producer, researching and producing a number of historical documentaries for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
Piu’s first non-fiction book was an examination of myths about the French entitled They Eat Horses, Don’t They? The Truth About The French. It was published in 2013 by Head of Zeus, and was awarded the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award (category: multi-cultural nonfiction). Piu’s next book, The Dead Duke, his Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse, is a historical true crime and mystery thriller, published by Head of Zeus in September 2014.
When not buried in historical archives in remote locations, Piu divides her time between Paris and London. She is married with three children.
Next Generation Indie Award for multi-cultural non-fiction, 2013 (for They eat horses, don’t they? The truth about the French).