Tracy Buchanan is the author of ‘beach noir’ thrillers, The Atlas of Us and most recently My Sister’s Secret, one of the biggest selling e books in 2015, reaching the Kindle No 1 spot for a number of weeks and securing foreign deals across Europe.
Her new novel, No Turning Back will be out in August this year with her publisher HarperCollins. When she’s not writing, Tracy works as a social media officer at The Open University and lives in Milton Keynes with her husband, daughter and their one-eyed Jack Russell.
Stephen Bywater joined the merchant navy at sixteen and spent two years sailing the South Pacific. He studied English at a university in London. After graduating he taught in South and Central America for three years, returning to the UK to complete an MLitt at St Andrews. His first novel, The Devil’s Ark, was published by Headline in 2014. In 2015 Headline published his second novel, Night of the Damned. Stephen is head of English at a school in Bedford where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
David Headley has spent the last 14 years establishing Goldsboro Books and working with the UK’s major publishing houses. In 2008, he founded the London-based D H H agency, which represents an eclectic range of bestselling and award-winning novelists, historians, short-story writers and children’s authors.
Matthew Smith is the founder and director of Urbane Publications Limited. Urbane was born out of a fascination with the value of content, and a belief in the strength of collaboration. He is a publishing professional with over 20 years of experience in book, digital and content development.