James Aitcheson was born in Wiltshire in 1985 and studied History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where began his fascination with the medieval period and the Norman Conquest in particular. He is a regular speaker at historical festivals and schools. www.jamesaitcheson.com / @JamesAitcheson
Steve Alten is the New York Times bestselling author of Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, The Loch and Goliath. He lives with his family in Boca Raton, Florida.