Tony Richards was born in London, England. Very widely traveled (the Far East, Eastern Europe. The Caribbean, Central America, Africa), he covered the civil war in Nicaragua in the Eighties, and often sets his fiction in locations he has visited. His novels have been published by Tor, Pan Macmillan, Eos/HarperCollins, and Pocket Books, and his shorter work has appeared in F&SF, Weird Tales, Asimov’s SF, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, and a number of anthologies including Best New Horror. His series include the Raine’s Landing supernatural adventures, the ‘Abel Enetame’ future-Africa mysteries, and his Immortal Holmes stories on ebook. He has been shortlisted for both the HWA Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award.