John Crowdell was born, and still lives, in London. Previously he has worked as a research scientist, a web designer, a DJ, a magazine editor, an office dogsbody and various other occupations that demand a jack-of-all-trades. He likes to write stuff and has published both fiction and non-fiction in encyclopaedias, popular magazines and journals. He even wrote a book on trains once but only for the money. He now writes books of dark fantasy, humour, crime and thrillers. He has a crazy dog.