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Chris is the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of many mystery and thriller novels, including The Good Thief’s Guide To… series, which have taken hero Charlie Howard to Amsterdam, Paris, Vegas, Venice and Berlin.

His first standalone thriller, Safe House, was a number one bestseller in the UK and was shortlisted for The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. He is also the author of the thrillers Dead Line and Dark Tides and the Kindle Single short story, Scarlett Point, and his most recent thriller, Long Time Lost.

Born in Taunton in 1976, Chris graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in American Studies with a minor in Canadian Literature, and later trained as a lawyer. After eleven years living in the Isle of Man, he recently returned home to Somerset with his wife, their two children, and the family labrador, where he writes full time.

(Photography by Phil Kneen)