Greg Iles was born in Germany in 1960, where his father ran the US Embassy Medical Clinic during the height of the Cold War. He spent his youth in Natchez, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983.Greg is the bestselling author of twelve internationally acclaimed thrillers, including TURNING ANGEL, TRUE EVIL, THIRD DEGREE and 24 HOURS (which, with his screenplay, became the Sony Pictures film Trapped). He still lives in Natchez, Mississippi.Visit Greg Iles' website at www.gregiles.com and follow Greg on Twitter @gregiles
New International Version
The New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible translation. Developed by Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, the New International Version is the result of years of work by the Committee on Bible Translation, overseeing the efforts of many contributing scholars. The translators are drawn from a wide range of denominations and from various countries and they continually review new research in order to ensure the NIV remains at the forefront of accessibility, relevance and authority.www.hodderbibles.co.uk www.facebook.com/NIVBibles
George Ireland was born in 1958 and acted as a ghost writer for A GILT-EDGED LIFE, the memoirs of Edmund de Rothschild, and has been a principal writer and editor of obituaries for the Daily Telegraph since 1992. Previously a barrister and private secretary to Robert Maxwell, he was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he read History.
Les Isaac And Rosalind Davies
Les Isaac is the founder of the Street Pastors initiative. Born in Antigua, Les was a Rastafarian involved in London's gang scene before he became a Christian. He went on to work as a church leader for over twenty years, always seeking to engage with the same hard-to-reach communities that he came from. He is the author of Street Pastors, Relevant Church and Dreadlocks, and the director of Ascension Trust, which administrates and leads the Street Pastors movement. Rosalind Davies is a writer and editor who has worked with Les Isaac and Ascension Trust on a variety of publications, and is the co-author with Isaac of Street Pastors. Working in a freelance capacity since 2007, she helps other people prepare their books for publication as a copy-editor, developmental editor and writing partner.
Frances Itani is the author of a novel, four acclaimed short story collections, three poetry collections and a children's book. She won a Commonwealth Award for Deafening, which was also short-listed for the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her recent collection of stories, Poached Egg on Toast, won the CAA Jubilee Award for Best Book of Short Stories in Canada, as well as the 2005 Ottawa Fiction Award. She grew up in Quebec, has travelled extensively, and now lives in Ottawa.
Uzodinma Iweala is a Nigerian born in the United States. He currently lives in New York City. His first novel, Beasts of No Nation, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.
Kim Izzo is the author of The Jane Austen Marriage Manual, her first novel, My Life in Black and White, and is also co-author of the international bestseller The Fabulous Girl's Guide to Decorum and The Fabulous Girl's Guide to Grace Under Pressure. She has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, including Oprah. Her advice and opinions have appeared in the pages of The New York Times Sunday Style section, InStyle, Marie Claire, Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Vogue. She is Deputy Editor/Beauty Director of Zoomer Magazine. Visit her at www.kimizzo.com, become a fan on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @kimizzo.