James Patterson (Author) JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 300 million copies worldwide and he has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past nine years in a row. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James is the proud sponsor of the World Book Day Award and has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops. He lives in Florida with his wife and son. Erin Knightly (Author) ERIN KNIGHTLEY is the USA Today bestselling author of a dozen published works, including seven historical romance novels. Initially deciding to pursue a sensible career in science, she eventually came to her senses, leaving her practical side behind in order to write full-time. Together with her tall, dark, and handsome husband and their three spoiled mutts, she isliving her own Happily Ever After in North Carolina.