Catherine Fox was born in 1961. She was educated at Durham and London Universities and has a degree in English and a PhD in Theology. She has written short stories for the Mail on Sunday and the Church Times and writes a weekly column for the Church of England Newspaper. A collection of these columns has been published by Monarch Books under the title Scenes from Vicarage Life. She is the author of three novels, Angels and Men, The Benefits of Passion and Love for the Lost, which explore the themes of the spiritual and the physical with insight and humour. In 2007, Yellow Jersey Press published Fight the Good Fight: From Vicar’s Wife to Killing Machine in which Catherine relates her quest to achieve a black belt in Judo.