Eva Rice was born in 1975 in London and her first book, a work of non-fiction called Who's Who In Enid Blyton was published in 1997 when she was 22. Her 2006 novel The Lost Art Of Keeping Secrets was met with great acclaim: selling in excess of 250,000 copies, translated into fourteen languages, selected for Richard and Judy?s Book Club and becoming a Finalist for the British Book Awards Read of the Year. The sequel, The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp, was published at the end of 2013 followed by Love Notes for Freddie (2016) and her latest, This Could Be Everything, in 2023.
In between writing books, Eva plays keyboard with The Boy Least Likely To, recently dubbed one of Rolling Stone magazine's favourite bands. She accompanied them on two major tours of the USA and has also released her own album under the pseudonym of Amanda Applewood.