Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia, Steve Brooks had spent his early years writing science fiction and horror stories to entertain his family and friends. Steven excelled in history during his schooling and pursued a personal interest in European history since.
Steven left Brisbane in 2004 to travel the world with his wife Kerri-Ann. They spent over a year going through various countries and in Europe spent most of their time in Germany. Here Steven fell in love with the Bavarian mythology and spent many hours visiting castles and villages off the Romantische Strasse. Stories of Ludwig, The Swan Knights and Hildebrand filled his head with wonderful imagery and he kept them close to his heart, even after leaving Europe. He knew he wanted to write about this interesting piece of history and decided to embrace the allure of storytelling and quickly began studying to become a novelist. Steven's love of storytelling was uncontrollable and once he began typing he never stopped.