Jamie Buxton is a prolific adult author of fiction and non-fiction whose first children’s works,  I am the Blade and its sequel, Heartless Dark are set at the time of King Arthur, and chart the story of a boy in  running for his life from a mysterious assassin who is plunged into a mysterious, life-changing quest. His novel I am the Blade was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2011

His most recent book, The Temple Boys, published by Egmont, has been nominated for the Carnegie Book Award