John Bainbridge read history and literature at the University of East Anglia, specialising in the Victorian underworld. He is the author of The Shadow of William Quest and Balmoral Kill. He also writes books and blogs about walking in the British countryside. You can see accounts of his travels and look at his non-fiction books at the Freedom to Roam blog at http://www.thefreedomtoroam.com
His historical novels include The Chronicles of Robin Hood series, a realistic fictional account of the life of the famous outlaw. The first two books are Loxley and Wolfshead.
There are also the Inspector Abbs mysteries A Seaside Mourning and A Christmas Malice, and the Inspector Abbs detective story The Seafront Corpse.
For further information visit the Gaslight Crime blog at http://www.gaslightcrime.wordpress.com