Andrew Batley is a car wash installer born in Reading, Berkshire in 1954.
"My job takes me all over the world and so I spend a lot of time sitting at airports, which gives me plenty of time to think up plots. I am married with four children. My interests are sports, reading, and writing."
For 16 years, Toby Jones had plodded though life without exerting himself, that is until a letter arrives that turns his whole world on its head and plunges him headlong into a world of buried treasure, dark secrets and danger.