Anne Nolan was born in Dublin in 1950, the eldest of eight children. The family moved from Dublin to Blackpool in 1961 shortly after which they started to tour as The Singing Nolans. Later The Nolan Sisters went on to achieve massive chart success with hits like 'I'm In The Mood For Dancing' which became a success all over the world. Anne has two daughters and now lives in Blackpool.Lorenzo Carcaterra was born in New York where he still lives. He was a reporter on the New York Daily News before he wrote A Safe Place. His second book, Sleepers, became a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic.