Robbie MacNiven is a Highlands-born History graduate from the
University of Edinburgh. He has written the Warhammer Age of Sigmar
novel Scourge of Fate and Gotrek Gurnisson novella The Bone Desert,
as well as the Warhammer 40,000 novels Blood of Iax, The Last Hunt,
Carcharodons: Red Tithe, Carcharodons: Outer Dark and Legacy of
Russ. His short stories include 'Redblade', 'A Song for the Lost'
and 'Blood and Iron'. His hobbies include re-enacting, football and
obsessing over Warhammer 40,000.
Ben Counter has two Horus Heresy novels to his name - Galaxy in Flames and Battle for the Abyss. He is the author of the Soul Drinkers series and The Grey Knights Omnibus. For Space Marine Battles, he has written The World Engine and Malodrax, and has turned his attention to the Space Wolves with the novella Arjac Rockfist: Anvil of Fenris as well as a number of short stories. He is a fanatical painter of miniatures, a pursuit that has won him his most prized possession: a prestigious Golden Demon award. He lives in Portsmouth, England.
Andy Smillie is best known for his visceral Flesh Tearers novellas, Sons of Wrath and Flesh of Cretacia, and the novel Trial by Blood. He has also written a host of short stories starring this brutal Chapter of Space Marines and a number of audio dramas including and The Kauyon, Blood in the Machine, Deathwolf, From the Blood, Hunger and The Assassination of Gabriel Seth.
Cavan Scott has written for such popular franchises as Star Wars, Doctor Who, Judge Dredd, LEGO DC Super Heroes, Penguins of Madagascar, Adventure Time and many, many more. The writer of a number of novellas and short stories set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe, including the Warhammer Adventures: Warped Galaxies series, Cavan became a UK number one bestseller with his 2016 World Book Day title, Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space - The Escape. Find him online at www.cavanscott.com
Mark Clapham was born and raised in Yorkshire, studied and worked in London for over a decade, and is now an itinerant writer and editor based in Exeter, Devon. His short stories have appeared in the Fear the Alien anthology and the monthly magazine Hammer and Bolter. Iron Guard is his first novel for Black Library.
Alec Worley is a well-known comics and science fiction and fantasy author, with numerous publications to his name. He is an avid fan of Warhammer 40,000 and has written many short stories for Black Library including 'Stormseeker', 'Whispers' and 'Repentia'. He has recently forayed into Black Library Horror with the audio drama Perdition's Flame and his novella The Nothings, featured in the anthology Maledictions. He lives and works in London.