Mary Hoffman has written over a hundred books for children and teenagers. She specializes in YA/Adult crossover historical fiction, such as The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David (all published by Bloomsbury). Shakespeare’s Ghost was her first book for The Greystones Press and The Ravenmaster’s Boy her second.
She runs a daily blog called The History Girls.
Mary lives in a converted barn in West Oxfordshire, just where the Cotswolds begin and yes, she does cook on an Aga. Mary is a director of The Greystones Press and is married to co-director Stephen Barber; they have currently three Burmese cats, three grown-up daughters, three grandchildren and one grandcat.