British author known for his Dan Groves and Adam Breen detective novels. He also served as crime correspondent for the BBC in the Southwest region of England.
As a reporter, he took on several high-profile assignments, including the flooding of Boscastle and the attempted bombing of an Exeter restaurant.
His debut work, A Popular Murder, was published in 2006.
He was raised in Oakley, Lincoln, and Littlehampton, England. His wife, Jess, served as an assistant director of the University of Exeter.
His literary contemporary, J.K. Rowling, also published highly popular novels.