I.D. Roberts was born in Australia in 1970 and moved to England when he was three. He has been, at various stages in his life, a filmmaker, a football correspondent, a caretaker, a cricket commentator and a box-office cashier. Currently he works as the film writer for a national listings magazine. He has written a few screenplays, some comic-strips, a couple of short stories and countless reviews. He has recently completed his first novel, an historical adventure set in World War One.