Christopher Fowler is the multi award-winning author of 45 novels and short story collections, and the author of the Bryant & May mysteries. He has written comedy and drama for BBC radio, script, features and columns for national press, graphic novels, the play Celebrity and the War of the Worlds videogame for Paramount, starring Sir Patrick Stewart. His short story 'The Master Builder' became a feature film entitled Through the Eyes of a Killer, starring Tippi Hedren. Among his awards are the Edge Hill Prize for Old Devil Moon, the Last Laugh Award for The Victoria Vanishes and The Burning Man. He lives in London.