JOANNA HILL is the author of The Hills of Hawkstone and Attingham: The Rise, Shine and Decline of a Shropshire Family and A Very Canny Scot: 'Great' Daniel Campbell of Shawfield and Islay 1670-1753. She spent several years working for the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, allowing her to spend three seasons excavating in Egypt. She is the great, great, great niece of Lord Hill and as such has unique access to the family papers. She lived at Hawkstone, Lord Hill's estate, as a child. She now lives in France.
"An informative biography with good perspective on the Peninsular Wars." --Library Journal