Peter Murray was born in 1951 and brought up on a council estate in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He trained as a metallurgist and graduated with a Masters Degree from Cambridge University. After working as a teacher for many years, Peter has now turned his hand to writing full time and visiting schools. Peter lives in North Yorkshire and is married with two grown-up sons.
'Spooky, heart-thumping stuff!' -- The Observer 'Brilliant from start to finish!' -- Chris Crookall Andy in BBC TV's Grange Hill A chilling adventure packed with action -- tbk mag 20040904 'Mokee Joe is an excellent baddie! You may not sleep for a while afterwards!' -- Ella Jones -- from BBC TV's The Queen's Nose 20040904 Spine-chilling and full of pace, this book will have readers gripped! It's a great chase story - heart thumping stuff! -- Kids Alive 20050219 Gripping tale of mysterious stalker: Mokee Joe is Coming is a spine-tingling, edge-of-the-seat story packed with suspense and action. It is an extremely gripping tale with a fair amount of humour. -- Young Post, Soth China Morning Post 20041125 Peter J Murray's Mokee Joe is Coming fits neatly into the chaser against chased formula and adds a few new twists and tantalising turns of its own to keep the reader on the edge of his seat... If you like spine-chilling, sppoky stories with lots of action and a no-holds-barred villain, Mokee Joe is Coming will have you biting your fingernails. -- SYP, Sunday Morning Post 20041128