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Tony Riches was born in Pembrokeshire, West Wales, UK, and spent part of his childhood in Kenya. He gained a BA degree in Psychology and an MBA from Cardiff University.
After careers in the Royal Air Force, the NHS and Local Government, he is now a full-time author of historical fiction.
His Tudor Trilogy has become an international best-seller and he is in regular demand as a guest speaker about the lives of the early Tudors. 

His blog, The Writing Desk, has well over a million visitors, and his popular podcast, Stories of the Tudors has had over 150,000 downloads.

Tony has returned to Pembrokeshire, an area full of inspiration for his writing. In his spare time he enjoys sailing and sea kayaking.
Contact Tony here

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'History tells us what people do; historical fiction helps us imagine how they felt.' - Guy Vanderhaeghe.

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