Rafael Nadal is a 24 year old professional tennis player, currently ranked number 1 in the world and winner of nine grand slam singles titles to date. He is widely considered the greatest player in the world.John Carlin is an award-winning British journalist and author.
Sajita Nair was a Short Service Commissoin officer in the Indian Army, one of the first few women there. She lives in Vizag and is married to a submariner in the Indian Navy. This is her debut nove.
A former sports journalist, Moti Nandy has written about the lives of sports people ? footballers in particular ? in a series of remarkable novels in Bengali.
Charlotte Nash was born in historic Lincoln, England and grew up in the sunny Redland Shire of Brisbane. Obsessed with horses and riding, she began stealing her mother's Jilly Cooper novels at the age of thirteen, and has been enthusiastic for romance ever since. Always a little unconventional, she took a meandering path to writing through careers in engineering and medicine, including stints building rockets and as an industrial accident investigator. Now she writes romantic stories, and moonlights as a creative writing PhD student, studying how narratives engage the brain. She lives in a cosy Brisbane cottage with her husband and son, and a small flock of lovable chooks.
Needham's includes work on both tv and feature films. He directed both Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run and set trends like showing outtakes during credits. He has set Guinness World Records and fought for the respect and recognition that stunt men and women deserve for their contribution to entertainment. His many awards include an Emmy and an Oscar
Jacky is an expert in spontaneous afterlife communication - when loved ones who have died use dreams and visions to let family know that they are safe. Madeline is a writer who has studied paranormal phenomenon for over 20 years. They are sisters, and friends, and this is their first book together.
Courttia Newland has written three novels and has contributed to various anthologies including DISCO 2000, NEW WRITERS 8, AFROBEAT and TEENAGE KICKS. Film rights to THE SCHOLAR have been optioned and he is working on the screenplay.
David Niven was born in London in 1910. Following Sandhurst and a brief career in the Highland Light Infantry, he sailed to North America where he undertook a number of jobs before heading to Hollywood. He starred in many films, most famously The Prisoner of Zenda in 1937, before returning to Britain when war broke out, to join the Rifle Brigade. Following the war, he returned to Hollywood where he made many more films including Death on the Nile, Casino Royale and The Guns of Navarone.
Kim Noble is a gifted artist whose work has been exhibited around the world. On 6 October 2010 Kim was interviewed by Oprah for Oprah's anniversary show. Jeff Hudson has written and ghostwritten twenty books, including several true-life bestsellers. He has also been published in The Independent, The Guardian and Time Out.
Meredith Norton was born in Berkeley, California and raised in Oakland. She has had various jobs including documentary film-maker, art restorer and game show producer. She currently lives in Sonoma County with her son Lucas.