An overdose of TV science fiction as a child doomed Ben Jeapes to life as a science fiction author. He took up writing in the mistaken belief that it would save him from having to get a real job (it didn't). As well as being the author of several novels, he is a journal editor and technical writer. His YA novels to date are His Majesty's Starship, The Xenocide Mission, Time's Chariot and The New World Order.
Ben Jeapes knows how to spin a compelling yarn." Gareth L. Powell, author of Ack-Ack Macaque and The Recollection "Crammed full of intrigue and invention: I'll be stealing ideas from this for years." Simon Morden, author of The Petrovich Trilogy