Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. He is the million-selling author of the Lewis trilogy and the China thrillers; standalone novels including Entry Island, Runaway and Coffin Road; and the Enzo Files - which were first published in the UK by Quercus across 2014 and 2015.The sixth and final instalment in the Enzo series, Cast Iron, will be published in hardcover by riverrun in January 2017.
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years - Independent, on the Lewis TrilogyHe is a terrific writer doing something different - Mark BillinghamTightly plotted, with no skimping on either the nuances of character or the wonderfully evocative descriptions . . . a true pleasure to read - GuardianMay's flair for narrative, characterization and evocative descriptions of various locales and historic tidbits ... fresh and delightfully readable - catnip for armchair sleuths. - Kirkus ReviewsCaught up in the various threads, readers are lulled into a false sense of knowing where the tale is heading until May pulls the rug out from under them - Library Journal