Steve Voake grew up near Bath. Before becoming a full time writer, he was headteacher of a village school. Steve is the critically-acclaimed author of The Dreamwalker’s Child, The Web of Fire and The Starlight Conspiracy. His most recent novel, Blood Hunters, was selected for Booked Up 2009, a national programme run by Booktrust whose goal is to encourage reading for pleasure by providing each Year 7 pupil in England with a free book. He lives with his family in Somerset.