In the novel Cat Among the Pigeons, Miss Eileen Rich is a teacher at the Meadowbank School for Girls. She teaches English and Geography. Miss Rich had been absent the previous term, due to health issues. During this time she spent two months in Ramat. The health issues turned out to be a pregnancy, and the child was stillborn.
She is chosen as the successor of Miss Bulstrode as headmistress for the school.