Maria Barrett worked in PR in the city of London before leaving to write full time. She is married with three children.
David Barun Kumar Thomas
David Barun Kuman Thomas has worked mainly in the IT industry and spent his last ten corporate years with IBM in India and Belgium. In 2003 he moved to Kodaikanal and started an NGO which works towards women's development in the villages in the Palani Hills.
Bateman was a journalist in Northern Ireland before becoming a full-time writer. His first novel, DIVORCING JACK, won the Betty Trask Prize, and all his novels have been critically acclaimed. He wrote the screenplays for the feature films DIVORCING JACK and WILD ABOUT HARRY and the popular TV series MURPHY'S LAW starring James Nesbitt. Bateman lives in Ireland with his family.
Michele Andrea Bowen
Michele Andrea Bowen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an M.A. in History and a M.P.H. in Public Health. Michele is the author of the No 1 Essence bestsellers Church Folk and Second Sunday.
Jo Brand is a stand-up comic with many TV and radio shows to her name. She is married with two children and lives in South London.
Suzanne Brockmann has written fifty books, and is now widely recognised as one of the leading voices in women's suspense writing. Her work has earned her repeated appearances on the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists, as well as numerous awards. Suzanne Brockmann lives in Sarasota, Florida, with her husband, author Ed Gaffney.