Bestselling Fiction & Non-Fiction Authors, from The Orion Publising Group
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Roy Hattersley

Buster's father was an Alsatian and his mother a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. He has been living with Roy Hattersley since 1995. Roy Hattersley has written many books and has won the Granada Television award for Journalist of the Year.
Hannah Hauxwell

Hannah Hauxwell was born in 1926. She has lived her whole life in the Dales and was the focus of the award-winning documentary TOO LONG A WINTER.
Nathan Hawke

Nathan Hawke is a British writer of fantasy fiction. He has worked variously in the City, as a consultant to the police and to the services. He has travelled in the far east, worked for a time in Las Vegas, was briefly involved in video game design, and once skied off a mountain under a parachute for a bet. His current ambitions include rafting the Colerado River and walking the Milford Track. The Gallow series are his first novels.
Donna Hay

Donna Hay's first novel, 'Waiting in the Wings', won her the RNA New Writers' Award, and since then she has attracted praise from critics for 'Kiss & Tell', 'Such a Perfect Sister', 'Some Kind of Hero', 'Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday' and 'No Place for a Woman'. She writes regularly for TV TIMES and WHAT'S ON TV magazine. She lives in York with her husband and daughter.
Elizabeth Haydon

Having travelled the world extensively Elizabeth Haydon now lives on the East coast of America with her family. She is an editor in educational publishing. In her spare time she plays music.
Ronald Hayman

Ronald Hayman is the celebrated biographer of Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Proust, Sylvia Plath and Thomas Mann.
Gregory Hays

Gregory Hays is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. He has published articles and reviews on various ancient writers and is currently completing a translation and critical study of the mythographer Fulgentius.
Anthony Head

Anthony Head came to widespread notice when he featured as librarian Rupert Giles in six seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but had first appeared in the public eye in the original London cast of Time Rice's musical Chess back in 1979 - and as Matthew in the Gold Blend television ads. Now famous as the Prime Minister in Little Britain, his UK television career ranges from The Mallens via Jonathan Creek and Silent Witness to Dr Who, and films include work with Woody Allen and Tim Burton. He features in many audiobooks, including the BBC 'Paul Temple' and 'Dr Who' series.
Topper Headon

Topper Headon joined the Clash in 1977. He was there for the five crucial years of the band before being sacked in 1982.
Tim Heald

Tim Heald is a biographer, crimewriter and journalist. He was chosen by Prince Philip to be his biographer on his 70th birthday. He has been a contributor to many television obituaries of royal figures, including Prince Philip, Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother.
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Rosalind Hearder

Dr. Rosalind Hearder completed her PhD in History at the University of Melbourne, on the roles and experiences of Australian medical personnel in Japanese captivity during the Second World War, for which she was awarded the C.E.W Bean Prize. She has taught at the University of Melbourne and worked at the Australian War Memorial, most recently as a member of an Australian National University-Australian War Memorial team writing the Official History of the Australian Peacekeeping and Post-Cold War Operations. She has received a number of impressive awards and grants including a Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship in 2006/07. Rosalind is currently project manager of a sport oral history project at the National Library. She lives in Canberra.
Phil Hearne

Phil is an actor and musician who has worked extensively in theatre in the UK, as well as tours in Europe, the United States and Canada. He has appeared in repertory in most of the country's leading theatres. His West End appearances include leading roles in Lennon and Willy Russell's BLOOD BROTHERS, with which he toured the country. His TV appearances include BROOKSIDE, PRIME SUSPECT, ANGELS, THE BILL, HEARTBEAT and three different characters in CORONATION STREET! He has recorded several plays for BBC radio. Phil lives in Southampton and is currently directing a rock and roll pantomime.
Travis Heermann

Travis Heermann grew up in the countryside of Nebraska and graduated from University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a BSc in electrical engineering. In 2003, he shifted careers and moved to Japan to teach English to young students in public schools. He has written role-playing and online MMORPG game guides and supplements for Alderac Entertainment Group and later wrote his first novel, The Ivory Star. While living and teaching in Fukuoka, Heermann was inspired to combine the Japanese culture in which he was immersed as well as his passion for fantasy to write Heart Of The Ronin, a tale of a teenage warrior in 13th century Japan.
Fiona Heggie

Fiona Heggie and Ellie Lux have experience of dealing with the day-to-day practical aspects of managing food allergy. Both have children with multiple food allergies and have learnt to deal with the issues involved in eating out, going to birthday parties, reading food labels and other aspects of managing the lifestyles of children with food allergies. Fiona and Ellie are old school friends. Fiona trained at Leith's School of Food and Wine, completed a one year full-time diploma course and successfully ran a catering business with clients including leading law firms, art galleries, ITV, Cancer Research UK and many more. Before having children Ellie worked in the strategy and marketing departments at Virgin and has also worked as a freelance journalist.
Lisa Heidke

Lisa Heidke studied journalism at Queensland University, fled Brisbane and settled in Sydney where she worked in book and magazine publishing. After many years living in Sydney's inner west, Lisa woke up one morning to find herself married with three children and living on the North Shore. In 2006, Lisa's This Wife's Life was shortlisted for the Varuna/Harper Collins Manuscript Awards and then in 2007, Lucy Springer's Story was shortlisted.
Susanne Heim

Susanne Heim is Deputy Research Director of the Max Plank Society in Berlin. She has edited various political journals and is currently preparing a major study on Jewish emigration and refugee policy in the 1930s.
Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) was educated at the University of Missouri and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis. He served as a naval officer for five years but retired in 1934 due to ill health. He then studied physics at UCLA before beginning to publish sf with 'Lifeline' for Astounding Science Fiction in 1939. Among his many novels are Stranger in a Strange Land, The Door into Summer, Double Star, Starship Troopers and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.
Marie Helvin

Marie Helvin was born in Hawaii and is internationally renowned for her writing and TV work, and also works extensively for charity. She was a judge in the first edition of the hugely successful 'Britain's Next Top Model'.
Sandra Hempel

Sandra Hempel is a journalist and author who specialises in health and social issues. She has written for a wide variety of popular newspapers and magazines, including THE TIMES, THE SUNDAY TIMES and THE MAIL ON SUNDAY, as well as specialist publications. Her first book THE MEDICAL DETECTIVE - which tells the story of one doctor's fight to stop the killer cholera epidemics that devastated nineteenth century Britain - won the Medical Journalists' Association Book Award and the British Medical Association Book Award for the public understanding of science.