She had been growing increasingly disenchanted with Heinemann
ever since William Heinemann
died in 1920 and Charles Evans
became the chairman of the firm. She failed to produced a new novel during the war, and...
This book was her first publication after the stories. The manuscript went from hand to hand. Daphne Ionides
passed it to writer Roland Pertwee
and he passed it to his editor at Heinemann
, Charles S. Evans