Jasper Fforde is a bestselling British novelist and the author of the Thursday Next series. His first novel The Eyre Affair was published in 2001, starring the literary detective Thursday Next. It was followed by a further six in the series, including The Well of Lost Plots, which won Fforde the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing in 2004. His other series include Nursery Crime Division and the young adult fantasy series Chronicles of Kazam.
Jodi Taylor is the internationally bestselling author of the Chronicles of St Mary’s series, the story of a bunch of disaster-prone individuals who investigate major historical events in contemporary time. Do NOT call it time travel! She is also the author of the Time Police series – a St Mary’s spinoff and gateway into the world of an all-powerful, international organisation who are NOTHING like St Mary’s. Except, when they are. The third instalment of the Time Police series is published in October.