Pai Kit Fai
Pai Kit Fai is the adopted Chinese name given to the author by his Eurasian family. Red Lotus is his first novel under this name.
IAN FAILES is a former lawyer and now a freelance journalist specialising in visual effects and animation. He writes for several industry publications, and is the author of Masters of FX, which profiles 16 of the world's leading special and visual effects supervisors. He lives in Sydney, Australia and has the world's largest collection of memorabilia from the 1994 film Speed.
John Fairfax is the pen name of William Brodrick who practised as a barrister before becoming a full-time novelist. Under his own name he is a previous winner of the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award and his first novel was a Richard and Judy selection.
Linda Fairstein is a former prosecutor and one of America's foremost legal experts on crimes of violence against women and children. For three decades she served in the office of the New York County District Attorney, where she was Chief of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit. In 2010 she was the recipient of the Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers association. Her Alexandra Cooper novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have debuted on the Sunday Times and the New York Times bestseller lists, among others. She lives in Manhattan and on Martha's Vineyard.
Alan Fairweather, The Motivation Doctor, spent a total of 23 years in sales, customer service and management. He worked in six different sales organisations as a Sales Engineer, Training Manager and Sales Manager. For the past eighteen years he has been running his own business as an international speaker in Asia, Europe, the US and the UK. Alan is also the author of How to Manage Difficult People and How to Be a Motivational Manager.
Maria Fairweather is author of The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of PrincessVolkonsky (1999): 'Vibrant and passionately human', TLS.Maria Fairweather also wrote The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Volkonsky.Maria Fairweather is married to the recently retired British ambassador to Italy. This is her first book.
A former member of the elite Special Boat Service & 14 Int., N. Ireland's top-secret SAS detachment, he left after more than a decade of operational service & went into the private security 'circuit'. His SBS exploits were documented in his 1st book, the bestselling First Into Action.
Hans Fallada was one of the best-known German writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1893 in Greifswald, north-east Germany, as Rudolph Wilhelm Adolf Ditzen, he took his pen-name from a Brothers Grimm fairytale. His most famous works include the novels, Little Man, What Now? and The Drinker. Fallada died in 1947 in Berlin.
Jennifer Fallon was born in Victoria, Australia, the ninth child in a family of thirteen girls. Her prolific career includes work as a youth worker, store detective, advertising sales rep and executive secretary.
Bill Fallover was born in London. Having worked in publishing, advertising and as a film production designer he now lives in Ireland where he continues to design and create models for museums, films and television.
Cathleen Falsani is an award-winning journalist and author who specializes in the intersection of faith and culture. She was the longtime religion writer and columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, and has been a columnist for Religion News Service, Sojourners, Huffington Post, and the Orange County Register. She lives in Laguna Beach, California.
Patricia Falvey was born in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland. She was raised in Northern Ireland and England before immigrating alone to the United States at the age of twenty. Until recently, she served as a Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC, where she led a national tax consulting practice.
Chelsea's Family, Friends, and Other Victims
Friends, family members and co-workers of Chelsea Handler, who are happy to write a new book for Chelsea to promote since she's feeling too lazy to write one herself.
Andrew Farago is the curator of the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco and author of the Harvey Award-winning Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History.
David Farland has worked as a prison guard, missionary, business manager, technical writer and pie maker, but now writes full-time. He lives in Utah with his wife and five children.
Paul Farrand is an Associate Professor and Director of Post-Graduate Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWPs) clinical training programmes within Clinical Education, Development and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Exeter. He is involved in various Department of Health education, training and accreditation committees and chairs related committees within the British Psychological Society (BPS) and BABCP.
As a musician Guo Yue has travelled extensively making recordings and composing film soundtracks. His own bamboo flutes concerto was performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Clare Farrow is married to Guo Yue, and they live in London.
Tim Federle is a former Broadway dancer turned award-winning writer whose works include the bestselling cocktail recipe books Tequila Mockingbird and Gone With the Gin, the novels Better Nate Than Ever and The Great American Whatever (each named notable books of the year by the New York Times), and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting. A native of San Francisco who grew up in Pittsburgh, Tim now divides his time between New York and the internet.
NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Christine Feehan has received numerous honours including being a nominee for the Romance Writers of America RITA and receiving a Career Achievement Award from ROMANTIC TIMES. Visit her at www.christinefeehan.com
Bruce Feiler is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and twin daughters.