Robert J. Harris
was born in Dundee and studied at the University of St. Andrews where he graduated with a first class honours degree in Latin. He is the designer of the bestselling fantasy board game Talisman and has written numerous books, including Leonardo and the Death Machine
, Will Shakespeare and the Pirate's Fire
, and the popular World Goes Loki
children's series. He lives in St. Andrews with his wife, Debbie.