Cotswold born Spencer Lawes incorporates a small-village lifestyle into everything he writes. The aspects of life that he prioritises can be seen within his work; family, honour and duty. A supportive upbringing helped mould both his writing and his personality, producing a secure young adult who is eager to prove himself in the world of fiction. Spencer spends his days working in a local estate agent, saying that meeting new people every day is one of the most important things in his life. The combination of hardy determination and friendly optimism have turned him into a character that can suffer any knock-backs with a smile on his face, ready to turn things round as soon as possible.