James Forrester is a pen name for historian Dr Ian Mortimer. Dr Mortimer is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, Honorary Research Fellow at Exeter University and the author of four medieval biographies for Jonathan Cape: The Greatest Traitor: the Life of Sir Roger Mortimer; The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III; The Fears of Henry IV and 1415: Henry V's Year of Glory. He is also the author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England. Ian Mortimer was awarded the Alexander Prize by the Royal Historical Society for his work on the social history of medicine. He lives with his wife and three children on the edge of Dartmoor.
Juliana Foster is a former publisher and the author of the bestselling The Girls' Book: How to be the Best at Everything. She lives with her husband in Kent.
Jessica Fox was born in London back in 1972 but a chance meeting with a stranger while holidaying in Cornwall resulted in her marrying a fisherman called Rob and moving to beautiful Cornwall to teach media studies. When Jessica isn't marking books, dicing with death on her horse or indulging her glossy magazine habit she takes pot luck at the cash point, pretends to do fitness videos and writes! Any way and anywhere that she can. Laptops, kids' exercise books and even on the back of cereal packets.
Tom Fox's storytelling emerges out of many years spent in academia, working on the history of the Christian Church. A respected authority on that subject, he has recently turned his attentions towards exploring the new stories that can be drawn out of its mysterious dimensions. Tom's second novel, The Seventh Commandment, is publishing in 2017.
Lee Francis worked for several years in the world of film, TV and advertising as a script reader and assistant director. PLAYING WITH DEATH, written with his former lecturer Simon Scarrow, is his first novel.
Canadian-born Stewart Francis is the king of the smart one-liner, the brilliantly crafted, often punning gag delivered in his trademark deadpan style. It's a technique he perfected over many years of working the comedy circuit before achieving fame on TV shows like Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats.Stewart has performed at comedy festivals around the world, including Montreal's Just for Laughs, the Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, the Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa, the Belfast Comedy Festival and Glasgow Comedy Festival. In 2012 Stewart won the Dave Funniest Joke of the Fringe Award at the Edinburgh Festival
Ex-National Hunt Champion Jockey John Francome is a broadcaster on racing for Channel 4. His electrifying racing thrillers have also won him legions of fans. He lives in Berkshire.
DEBBIE FRANK has been an astrologer to the stars since 1984 - long before astrology became a meme and fashionistas started matching their make up to their star sign. She is a leading figure in her field, with celebrity and corporate clients. A media favourite - from her first horoscope column in She magazine to writing for Daily Mail, Sunday Express, Hello, InStyle, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sun on Sunday - she is often called upon for her insight into the life and experience of Princess Diana, who was both a client and a friend for a decade. Debbie regularly travels across the world from her London home to work with clients and give talks about astrology and how to heal and thrive in a world of change. Debbie's treasure trove of knowledge, including her latest podcasts and inside scoop on the stars can be found at debbiefrank.co.uk
If Valerie Frankel weren't a writer, she'd probably be a bag lady. Fortunately, she's found her niche, writing novels and magazine articles for women who share her somewhat dirty sense of humor. Frankel writes about sex and dieting for Cosmo, Glamour, Self, Allure, the New York Times and Marie Claire, among other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her two daughters and her husband.
Lois P. Frankel
Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D. is President of Corporate Coaching International. She is a sought-after speaker. Her websites are www.drloisfrankel.com and www.cororatecoachingintl.com
Laurie Frankel writes novels (reads novels, teaches other people to write novels, raises a small person who reads and might someday write novels) in Seattle, Washington. She and her husband and daughter live on a nearly vertical hill from which Laurie can watch three different bridges when she's staring out her windows between words. Laurie's earlier novels are The Atlas of Love and Goodbye For Now. This Is How It Always Is is her third novel.
Paul Fraser Collard
Paul's love of military history started at an early age. A childhood spent watching films like Waterloo and Zulu whilst reading Sharpe, Flashman and the occasional Commando comic, gave him a desire to know more of the men who fought in the great wars of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. At school, Paul was determined to become an officer in the British army and he succeeded in winning an Army Scholarship. However, Paul chose to give up his boyhood ambition and instead went into the finance industry. Paul stills works in the City, and lives with his wife and three children in Kent.
Siobhan Freegard was raised in a small town in Ireland and came to London when she was 18. She worked her way up the corporate ladder to become a marketing director and then had her first child aged 29. After struggling with the work/life balance, she decided to have a stint as a full-time mum. She is now 41, with three children age 11, 9 and 5. She started Netmums as a result of her own experiences of feeling isolated and overwhelmed by the experience of being a new mum.
Brian Freeman is the author of several acclaimed psychological suspense thrillers. His novels have been sold in forty-six countries and twenty languages. His debut, IMMORAL, won the Macavity Award and was a finalist for the Edgar and Dagger Awards for best first novel. His novel SPILLED BLOOD won the International Thriller Writers' Best Hardcover Novel Award.Brian and his wife Marcia live in Minnesota.
Dr Richard Freeman was Head of Medicine at Bolton Wanderer's Football Club and the English Premiership, before moving on to become team doctor at British Cycling and Team Sky between 2009 and 2017. Dr Freeman's patients in professional cycling have inspired a generation and are now household names: Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavandish, Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas, Ed Clancy, Victoria Pendleton, to name just a few.Dr Freeman is now enjoying a quieter life, returning to family medicine and spending time with his four grandchildren.
Bill Frindall was the world's leading cricket statistician, and a core member of the BBC's Test Match Special team, for whom he scored every home Test from 1966 to 2008.
Adrianne Frost is an American actor and comedian living in New York City. She is best known for her work on Comedy Central's The Daily Show and VH1's Best Week Ever. She is currently writing her second book. Her comic writing can be found on shebytches.com and askejean.com.
Andrew Fuller is the author of TRICKY KIDS, GUERILLA TACTICS FOR TEACHERS, HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED AT SCHOOL, (RAISING REAL PEOPLE (ACER), FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING (ACER), WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER and BEATING BULLIES. Andrew has also co-authored a series of programmes for the promotion of resilience and emotional intelligence used in over 3,500 schools in Britain and Australia called The Heart Masters.As a clinical psychologist, Andrew works with many schools and communities in Australia and internationally, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families. He is a Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Learning and Educational Development at the University of Melbourne.http://andrewfuller.com.au/
Jennifer Fusco is the author of the Ringside series, where the hard-hitters of Las Vegas's Stamina boxing gym are K.O.-ed by the women they never saw coming...Jennifer loves writing hot alpha males, and strong female characters who are sexy, sassy, and careful with their heart. She lives in South Florida and spends what little free time she has going to the beach, walking her dog, Grissom, and watching her son's soccer games.Chat with Jennifer on Facebook, connect with her on Twitter @jenniferafusco, and visit her website at www.jennifer-fusco.com.