Tony is the founder of City Fiction.
He spent over twenty years in the City of London as a corporate financier building St Helen’s Capital
Into a successful PLUS Markets advisory firm. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers
which recognised his articles on leasing and instalment credit for various financial magazines.
He has written a number of financial books. He has been chairman of a Conservative Association
and a Bedfordshire County Councillor.
He has written seven DCI Sarah Rudd detective books and created the Novella Nostalgia series.
Dave Lyons is founder and Director of Raven Crest Books (Ravencrestbooks.com), an independent publisher specialising in the selection of inspiring new authors and publishing to the fast growing ebook market. The publishing and marketing model was developed by Lyons based on a career in various sales and marketing environments including beer, wines and spirits, mobile devices and communications infrastructure.
Dave is also qualified as a financial adviser and is a trustee of a company pension scheme. He is a musician playing bass in “Njght Fljght” (njghtfljght.com), a volunteer in the Airfield Volunteer Fire Service based at Old Warden aerodrome, Bedfordshire (AVFS.org) and is working towards gaining his pilot’s licence. He is married with two daughters and lives in Bedfordshire
He joins the growing City Fiction team to offer his special skills in generating ebook sales as well as adding his all round publishing knowledge. City Fiction will be referring its growing traffic in new authors to Raven Crest Books.
Cathy has a bubbly and infectious personality. She has worked in various administration positions over the years before starting her own administration and marketing company Agile Administration Services. She is motivated and has a wealth of management and marketing experience, which her clients come to value.
She joined City Fiction as Executive Assistant in 2012 and has recently been promoted to Marketing Manager. Her role is to develop the business and help to publicise and promote Tony’s books and, in due course, to seek new aspiring authors. Her areas of speciality are local marketing and social media marketing. She has built up an impressive portfolio of success in this area, as can be seen in the News section of the City Fiction website.
Cathy has been instrumental in publicising Tony’s books, arranging local marketing activities and press coverage as well as developing a growing online presence for ‘Tony Drury – the Author’. Since joining she has become a real asset to the growing City Fiction Team.
Teresa has over 20 years’ experience in media relations and is the founder of PR agency Love PR London located in Fulham.
Specialists in creating and building profiles for individuals, brands and businesses, Teresa and her team work with clients across the board including film & TV, authors, consumer lifestyle, sports stars and celebrities.
Love PR London work closely with all UK media platforms placing clients’ news stories and features prominently in national print, broadcast and digitally achieving coverage on daily basis.
For more information, please visit www.loveprlondon.com