James H Jackson
An international defence and Political Risk Consultant, James H. Jackson continues to advise a wide range of global clients on overseas trade and security matters. He is a postgraduate in military studies, with further university and professional qualifications in law, politics and as a barrister. He lectures and writes extensively on a variety of specialist subjects including low-intensity conflict and arms trade issues.
William H. Davidow
William H. Davidow is a successful Silicon Valley venture capitalist, philanthropist and author. For many years, he was senior VP at Intel, where he was responsible for the development and design of the Intel microchip.
Emylia Hall was born in 1978 and grew up in the Devon countryside. She is the author of The Book of Summers, which was a Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pick in 2012, A Heart Bent Out of Shape, The Sea Between Us and The Thousand Lights Hotel. She lives in Bristol with her husband, the writer Robin Etherington, and their young son.
Born in Waldsassen in Germany in 1973, Dietmar Hamann played professional football for Wacker Munich, Bayern Munich, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Manchester City and Milton Keynes Dons. In club football, Hamann is much decorated, having won two Bundesliga titles, two UEFA Cups, two FA Cups and a Champions League winners` medal. At international level, he won 62 caps for his native Germany and has a 2002 World Cup runners-up medal for his efforts. In 2010 Hamann became player/coach at Milton Keynes Dons, and in 2011 he joined Leicester City as a first team coach. He has recently been appointed as Manager of Stockport County.
Adam Hamdy is an author and screenwriter who works with producers and studios on both sides of the Atlantic. Prior to becoming a writer, Adam was a strategy consultant and advised global businesses operating in a wide range of industries. Adam lives in Shropshire with his wife and three children.Follow Adam on Twitter @adamhamdy
Andrew Hammond began his working life in a cheap suit, sitting in the bowels of York Magistrates' Court, interviewing repeat offenders who always said they 'didn't do it'. After several years in the legal profession, Andrew re-trained as a school teacher. CRYPT is Andrew's first fictional series but he has written over forty educational textbooks for a host of publishers and he can spot the difference between an adjectival and adverbial phrase at fifty paces (if only someone would ask him to). He now leads a dual life: in term-time he is a teacher; in the holidays he escapes to his farm in Suffolk and writes gruesome horror stories. He lives with his wife, Andie, and their four angels - Henry, Nell, Ed and Katherine - none of whom are old enough yet to read 'Daddy's scary books'. But one day...
David Hanson is a former television drama producer who has worked on series including Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Grange Hill and Brookside.He has written a number of books including Access All Areas: Coronation Street. A consultant on the Channel 4 series, The Mill, he knows the Quarry Bank Mill extremely well and is an authority on its archive.David was born in Manchester in 1957. The father of five sons, he now lives in Cheshire.
Born and educated in Sydney, Australia, Titania Hardie is the highly successful author of a range of distinctive non-fiction books and the children's series THE FRANGIPANI FAIRIES. Best known for her television appearances on This Morning with Richard & Judy and The Paul O'Grady Show, Titania is a serious student of esoterica. She has first class honours degrees in psychology and English, and was awarded the Chatterton bursary for post-graduate study at Bristol University, where she is currently completing her MA on the Romantic Poets. Titania lives in Somerset with her husband and two daughters.
Sarah Harian grew up in the foothills of Yosemite and received her B.A. and M.F.A. from Fresno State University. When not writing, she is usually hiking some mountain or another in the Sierras, playing video games with her fiancé, or rough-housing with her dog.
Deborah Harkness is a historian of science and a professor of history at the University of Southern California. She spent several years in Oxford doing research (and really did once find a missing manuscript in the Bodleian Library!). She has written THE JEWEL HOUSE: ELIZABETHAN LONDON AND THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION as well as the three novels in the internationally bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy, A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, SHADOW OF NIGHT and THE BOOK OF LIFE.
Rex Harper set up home in Cornwall in 1958 after serving in the RAF as a police dog handler. He worked in a local woollen mill and post office whilst building up his farm with his wife Julie, becoming the full-time RSPCA warden of the Perranporth centre in 1987. He was awarded the MBE for services to animal welfare in 2003.
Shane Harris is the senior national security and intelligence correspondent at The Daily Beast. Previously he was senior writer writer at Foreign Policy magazine. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Slate, the Washington Post, and numerous other publications. He has provided analysis and commentary for CNN, NPR, the BBC, and many other media organizations and radio stations. In 2010 he won the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense.
Ben Hatch was born in London and grew up here, in Manchester and Buckinghamshire, where he lived in a Windmill that meant he was called Windy Miller at school for years, though he's not been scared by this experience at all. He now lives in Brighton with his tiny wife Dinah, and two children, in a normal house. He likes cheese and is balding although he disguises this fact by spiking his hair to a great height to distract people he wishes to impress. His latest book is called Road to Rouen: A 10,000 Mile Journey In cheese-filled Passat. Before this he wrote Are We Nearly There Yet? 8,000 Miles Round Britian in Vauxhall Astra, that was a Radio 2 Book of the Year, became a Number One bestseller and is currently being made into a movie by Island Pictures. He is the tallest Hatch who ever lived (5ft 9) and is son of Sir David Hatch, the famous radio performer and producer whose shadow Ben doesn't at all feel under. He also maintains that he knows the cure for the common cold (tweet him at @BenHatch to find this out) and that one of his relatives was John Couch-Adams who discovered the planet Neptune. Apparently his aunty told him.
The distinguished British actor Nigel Havers has played many roles in theatre, film and TV. Famous films include: Chariots of Fire, A Passage to India, and Empire of the Sun. He has appeared increasingly in TV dramas such as Upstairs, Downstairs and Dangerfield, headling the 1980s BBC sitcom Don't Wait Up. More recently he returned to comedy with Manchild. His father was Lord Havers QC.
Sam Hayes grew up in the Midlands, and has lived in Australia and America. She now lives in Warwickshire with her husband and three children. Her writing career began when she won a short story competition in 2003. Her highly acclaimed novels, BLOOD TIES and UNSPOKEN, are available from Headline. For more information about Sam Hayes, visit her website www.samhayes.co.uk.
Marisa Heath, former teenage model, now works as a Parliamentary Officer, as well as a county councillor in Surrey.
Sara Hely was born in London before the Second World War. During the war she was evacuated to Sussex and later to America. She then lived in Ireland for several years before marrying a publisher with whom she settled in Scotland. Besides raising three daughters and one son, she has written and published a number of children's books, helped to manage a farm and run a fast-food franchise. She now lives in Ayrshire with her husband.
Lauren Henderson was raised in London and studied English Literature at Cambridge University, where she wrote her dissertation on courtship rituals in Jane Austen. She is the author of numerous novels. She currently lives in New York.
Betty Herbert lives by the sea with her husband and much-adored cat, Bob. In real life, she's been a PA, a marketing consultant, a teacher, a writing tutor, a cultural producer and a director of a literary festival that never quite happened. She likes sea-swimming, cocktails, Stevie Wonder, swallows and holidaying in Devon.
Tom Hickman is a long-time journalist who has worked on several national newspapers and magazines as features writer, features editor or editor. He has also worked for the BBC and has authored several books, including CHURCHILL'S BODYGUARD, DEATH: A USER'S GUIDE and WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, AUNTIE?