Nigel McCrery worked as a policeman, until he left the force to become an undergraduate at Cambridge University. He has created and written some of the most successful television series of the last ten years - his credits include Silent Witness, Born & Bred, New Tricks, All the King's Men and Back-Up. He is also the author of five internationally bestselling Sam Ryan mysteries. Nigel lives in London.
As repulsive and engaging a killer as any encountered in recent memory - Los Angeles TimesOne of the most memorable monsters in modern crime fiction - Daily ExpressAn excellent new detective - Daily MailGripping . . . a very sadistic murderer - Daily MirrorDCI Mark Lapslie is Nigel's finest creation . . . Immaculately constructed and beautifully observed, it cried out to be made for television - Daily Mail