After gaining a degree in Ancient History LJ Trafford toured the amphitheatres of western europe before a collision with a moped in Rome left her with a mortal terror of crossing Roman roads.
Returning to the UK somewhat battered and impressively bruised she spent several years working as a tour guide. This proved a perfect introduction to writing, involving as it did, the need for entertainment and a hefty amount of invention (it’s how she got tips).
She now works in London doing something whizzy with computers.
She is the author of The Four Emperors series which covers the tumultuous year that followed the fall of the flamboyant Nero
Palatine and Galba’s Men are available now with Otho’s Regret due out in June 2017.