Alex and Marcus Lewis were born in 1964. They grew up in London and Sussex. They have travelled extensively. Severe dyslexia has led them to many unusual and colourful jobs and their major success has been building Fundu Lagoon, a boutique hotel famous through Africa. They also have a thriving property business. They are both married with young children. This is their first book.
Joanna Hodgkin read history at Somerville College. As Joanna Hines she has written 11 novels, both psychological thrillers and historicals, which have been translated into more than 8 languages. Her biography/memoir of her mother, Amateurs in Eden, The Story of a Bohemian Marriage, was published in 2012 to widespread acclaim. She lives in London.