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I was born in Devon in 1961, but grew up in Yorkshire. I was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, and Merton College, Oxford, where I read History.

After University, I joined Saudi International Bank, a part-Saudi, part-American owned bank based in London. Read more >


Death in Dalvik, the sixth Magnus Iceland Mystery was published in April 2022.

What's next

I have finished Whale Fjord, the seventh Magnus Iceland Mystery, which features a double murder in Iceland in 1940 during the British occupation of the country. Whale Fjord will be published in February 2024.

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