John Pilkington has been a writer for over thirty years. He has written plays for radio and the theatre, as well as television scripts for the BBC. He is also the author of more than twenty books including the popular Thomas the Falconer and Betsy Brand historical mysteries for adults, and the Elizabethan Mysteries for children, the last one of which was shortlisted for the 2010 Young Quills Award. His latest series, set in the early 17th century, features government spy or 'intelligencer' Martin Marbeck, described by Booklist as 'a seventeenth century James Bond'. He is now at work on a new historical novel, a long-term project.
To find out more, see his website at www.johnpilkington.co.uk