William Shaw has been shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger, longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year and the CWA Gold Dagger, and nominated for a Barry Award. A regular at festivals, he organises panel talks and CWA events across the south east.
His DS Alexandra Cupidi series - and the standalone bestseller The Birdwatcher - are set in Dungeness Kent. He also writes the acclaimed Breen & Tozer crime series set in sixties London. He worked as a journalist for over twenty years and lives in Brighton.