Jane Struthers is a full-time writer who has always been fascinated by history and historical buildings. She is the author of many non-fiction books, including Britain from the Air, Royal Britain from the Air and Britain's Coastlines from the Air (all published by Ebury Press). She is also author of the New Holland title Royal Palaces of Britain. Jane lives in Kent. Ricky Leaver is a London-based photographer who runs the London Stills picture library: the only online picture library dedicated to the city of London.