Lucas Malet is the pseudonym (pen-name) of Mary St. Leger Kingsley (1852-1931), a Victorian novelist. She was the daughter of Charles Kingsley, author of The Water Babies. In 1876 she married William Harrison, Minor Canon of Westminster, and Priest-in-Ordinary to the Queen. Her works include: Mrs. Lorimer: A Study in Black and White (1882), Colenel Enderby's Wife (1885), Little Peter: A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age (1888), A Counsel of Perfection (1888), The Wages of Sin (1891), The Carissima: A Modern Grotesque (1896), The Gateless Barrier (1900), The History of Sir Richard Calmady (1901), The Far Horizon (1906), Adrian Savage (1911), Deadham Hard (1919), The Tall Villa (1920), The Survivors (1923) and The Pool (1930). She also completed her father's unfinished novel The Tutor's Story (1916).