When Prudence Baxter loses her long-standing job as a P.A. in the wake of the 2008 banking crisis, she certainly thinks she's hit a brick wall. She might even be forced to sell her family home. She eventually finds work, but it's a job her previous self would have turned up her delicate nose at: a chamber maid in a newly opened hotel.
After graduating from London University, Julia Ross volunteered in Indonesia, which kicked off her urge to travel. Having qualified as a teacher, she spent some years in schools in the UK, as well as teaching in both state and international schools in South East Asia and Europe. Cleaning Up in the Valkyrie Suite is Julia's debut novel.