Born in Greenwich, London, Christopher Fowler has written for film, television, radio, graphic novels, and for national newspapers. He is a regular columnist for both U.K. The Independent on Sunday and the Financial Times. Mr. Fowler is the multi-award-winning author of more than 30 novels and 10 short story collections, including the lauded Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery novels. In 2010 he was nominated for eight national book awards.