Eve Makis studied at Leicester University and worked as a journalist and radio presenter in the UK and Cyprus before becoming a novelist. Her first book Eat, Drink and be Married was published in five languages and awarded the Young Booksellers International Book of the Year Award. A screen adaptation of her third book, Land of the Golden Apple, will be filmed in June 2015. Eve is a part time tutor in creative writing at Nottingham University. She is married with two children and lives in the UK and Cyprus.