James Forrester is the fiction-writing name (the middle names) of the historian Dr Ian Mortimer - best known as the author of 'The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England' and its Elizabethan follow-up. The Clarenceux trilogy of novels - 'Sacred Treason', 'The Roots of Betrayal' and 'The Final Sacrament' are set in the period 1563-67. The series is named after their central character, William Harley, Clarenceux King of Arms, a herald in the College of Arms.
Ian-James lives with his wife and three children on the edge of Dartmoor, in the Southwest of the UK. Find out more about his writing as James Forrester at www.jamesforrester.co.uk.