Bestselling Fiction & Non-Fiction Authors, from The Orion Publising Group
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Mike Wenble

Mike Wenble has played bridge from an early age and became the English Schools champion. He has played for Yorkshire and Berkshire and is an EBU qualified bridge teacher.
Alexander Walker

Alexander Walker is the author of over twenty books about the cinema and its stars, including bestselling biographies of Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Peter Sellers and Audrey Hepburn. He has also written standard works on the coming of the Talkies, a monograph on Stanley Kubrick, and the fullest account to date of the British film industr from 1960 to 1985. He has been the London "Evening Standard's" influential film critic since 1960 and has been named "Critic of the Year" three times in the British Press Awards. A prolific broadcaster on television and radio, he wrote and narrated four series of "Film Star" for the BBC. Alexander Walker was born in Ireland, and educated there, on the Continent and in the United States.
Alice Walker

Alice Walker won the Pulitzer prize and the American Book Award for THE COLOR PURPLE. She is the author of many bestselling novels, essays and collections of poetry including MERIDIAN, BY THE LIGHT OF MY FATHER'S SMILE and THE THIRD LIFE OF GRANGE COPELAND.Visit Alice Walker's official website at: alicewalkersgarden.com
Various

Nicola Hodgkinson won THE PEOPLE'S AUTHOR national writing competition as featured on The Alan Titchmarsh Show.
C.A. Taylor

C.A. Taylor has worked behind the scenes in the TV industry for over a decade and started writing about it for HBO's Making of Game of Thrones in 2010.
Robin Taylor Daugherty

Robin Taylor Daugherty wove her first basket as a Brownie scout and has avidly pursued the history and craft of basket-making for over fifteen years.
William P Spence

William Spence was Professor of Construction Engineering at the School of Technology and Applied Science. As well as writing articles for magazines, he has written numerous successful books including Residential Framing and Woodworking Basics. Spence has designed homes and built two of his own.
Paul Sloane

Previous titles include: Tricky Lateral Thinking Puzzles, Ingenious Lateral Thinking Puzzles, Perplexing Lateral Thinking Puzzles, Intriguing Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Peter Scher

Peter Scher is a graduate from Harvard University and Tulane Law School. He has worked as a Lawyer, Editor and Teacher. This is his first book.
Nikos Sarantakos

Nikos Sarantakos is a bridge expert owning one of the world's largest bridge libraries. He lives in Luxembourg and Greece.
Terence Reese

Deceased
Santo Bernardo Recaman

Bernado Recamán Santos has been collecting puzzles for over 25 years. He studied mathematics at the University of Warwick, England and has been teaching mathematics since 1973. He lives in Bogotá surrounded by puzzles and children
Rhonda Rainey

Rhonda Rainey is an award winning artist, watercolourist, designer and author. She has been an educator of art for more than 20 years, and is currently enjoying work as a freelance artist and designer. Those associated with Rhonda find her to be thoughtful and innovative when it comes to pushing the boundaries of established crafting techniques.
Joanne Pugh-Gannon

JoAnn Pugh-Gannon has been involved within the home sewing industry for many years, including a long career with Swiss Bernina, later known as Bernina of America, the Untied States importer of Swiss-made Bernina sewing machines and related products. As Vice-President of Marketing Software for Bernina, she was responsible for all dealer and consumer education, educational material, and Bernina University. In 1994 she began publishing sewing and craft books under the name of Sewing Information Resources.
Julian Pottage

Julian Pottage writes regular columns in the bridge press and is the author or co-author of 26 books on bridge. He is an outstanding bridge teacher and has competed in several national and international events. He lives in Wales.
Plaid

Titles published by Plaid include: Paint Techniques for Home Decorating, Fresh And Fabulous Painted Furniture, Glass Art, Painting Fabulous Floorcloths Decoupage the Easy Way,
Rick Peters

Air Tools(October,2000, Trade Paperback Edition), Drills And Drill Presses(October,2000, Trade Paperback Edition), Flooring Basics(January,2001, Trade paperback), Framing Basics(February,2001, Trade paperback)
Barbara Pease

Barbara Pease is CEO of Pease International, which produces videos, training courses and seminars for businesses and governments worldwide. She is co-author of the bestselling book WHY MEN DON'T LISTEN AND WOMEN CAN'T READ MAPS, which has sold ten million copies around the world.
Allan Pease

Allan Pease is the world's foremost expert on body language and relationships. His acclaimed book BODY LANGUAGE has sold over 4 million copies, while his top rated TV series on the same subject has been seen by over 100 million people worldwide. He travels the world lecturing on human communication.
Jo Packham

Previous title by the author: Complete Book of Scarves