Brenda R. Vantrease
Brenda Rickman Vantrease is a retired teacher and librarian from Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Her first historical novel, THE ILLUMINATOR, was published by St. Martin’s Press (U.S.A) in 2005 and followed by THE MERCY SELLER (2007) and THE HERETIC’S WIFE (2009.) All three are set in England during the two-hundred-year-old struggle for the translation of the Bible into English. Her work has been translated into seventeen languages.