Victoria Reihana is a mum of two, an entrepreneur, and certified holistic health coach. She is the founder of health food brand Vitality Nutrition. In addition, she is certified in Fitness and Personal Training, Metabolic Precision Body Transformation System, Science-based Prescription for Muscle Building, Australian Kettle Bell Training, and is also an RPM Instructor.
Eva Rice is the author of two previous novels and one non-fiction title, WHO'S WHO IN ENID BLYTON. She lives in London.
Jacqui Ripley is a freelance journalist who writes for Hello!, Now!, Cosmopolitan, Zest, the Evening Standard and The Sunday Times and specialises in health and beauty.
Barrie Roberts was born in Hampshire and for most of the last thirty years he has been a criminal lawyer. This is his third novel to feature lawyer Chris Tyroll and he has also written five novels featuring Holmes and Watson.
Nora Roberts is the number one New York Times bestseller of more than 200 novels. With over 500 million copies of her books in print, she is indisputably one of the most celebrated and popular writers in the world. She is both a Sunday Times bestseller in the UK and a number one bestseller in Australia.
Gregory David Roberts
Gregory David Roberts was born in Melbourne. He speaks four languages and has travelled widely in Asia, Africa and Europe. He is now a full-time writer.
Eden Robinson is a First Nations woman whose father is Haisla and whose mother is Heilsuk (Bella Bella). She grew up in Haisla territory near Kitamaat, B.C., and published her first book, TRAPLINES, in 1996. TRAPLINES was awarded the Winifred Holtby Prize for the best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth, and was selected as a NEW YORK TIMES Editor's Choice and Notable Book of the Year.
Merce Rodoreda is considered the most preeminent Catalan writer. She was born in 1908 in Barcelona. During the Spanish Civil War, she was exiled in France and later Switzerland.
Viola Roggenkamp was a reporter for DIE ZEIT for three decades. This is her debut novel, based on her experiences of growing up half-Jewish in post-war Germany. She has lived in Asia and Israel for many years and now lives in Germany.
Karen Rose is a RITA Award-winning author who fell in love with books from the time she learned to read. A former chemical engineer and high school chemistry and physics teacher, Karen lives in Florida with her husband of twenty years, their two children, and the family cat, Bella
J.K. Rowling is the author of the much-loved series of seven Harry Potter novels, originally published between 1997 and 2007. Along with the three companion books written for charity, the series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films.Originally written by J.K. Rowling in aid of Comic Relief as a Hogwarts textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them became the inspiration behind a new and original five-film series for Warner Bros., the first of which was released in 2016. The second film in the series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, was released in November 2018.J.K. Rowling has collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London's West End in 2016 and on Broadway in 2018, and will have further worldwide openings in 2019.J.K. Rowling also writes the Cormoran Strike crime novels, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The fourth in this series was published in autumn 2018. The Strike books have been adapted for television for BBC and HBO television by Brontë Film & Television. J.K. Rowling is also the author of The Casual Vacancy, a standalone novel for adults, published in 2012.
Bernice Rubens was born in Wales. Her novels include the Booker-Prize winning THE ELECTED MEMBER and A FIVE YEAR SENTENCE, which was shortlisted for the same award.
Olivia Ryan lives in Essex with her husband and three daughters. Before becoming a full-time mum, and now a novelist, she worked as a secretary, spending her lunch breaks writing stories and poetry. Visit her at www.oliviaryan.com