Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough (North-Eastern England). He went to Liverpool University and then worked in Ascot, Nottingham and Crawley West Sussex before being appointed as Headmaster to Trinity Catholic. Paul’s other incarnation is as a novelist. He finished his doctorate on the reign of Edward II of England and, in 1987, began to publish a series of outstanding historical mysteries set in the Middle Age, Classical, Greek, Ancient Egypt and elsewhere. He has been published under several pseudonyms: C. L. Grace, Paul Harding, Ann Dukthas and Anna Apostolou but now writes only under his own name. He has also written several non-fiction titles.Paul lectures for a number of organisations, particularly on historical mysteries, many of which later feature in his writings. Paul and his wife, Carla, live on the borders of London and Essex.