Simon Edge was born in Chester and read philosophy at Cambridge University.
He was editor of the pioneering London paper Capital Gay before becoming a gossip columnist on the Evening Standard and then a feature writer on the Daily Express, where he was also a theatre critic for many years.
He has an MA in Creative Writing from City University, London. The Hopkins Conundrum, published in 2017, was longlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award for debut novels. His follow-up novels The Hurtle of Hell and A Right Royal Face-Off were published in 2018 and 2019. He lives in Suffolk.
Read more about Simon and his work at www.simon-edge.com.