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.
'Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth' - New York Times'Tightly plotted, with no skimping on either the nuances of character or the wonderfullyevocative descriptions . . . a true pleasure to read' - Guardian'Powerful . . . Perfectly formed' - IndependentThe formula is a neat one, going back to the golden age of detective fiction... Although May obviously (and justifiably) prides himself on his grasp of the plot mechanics, something must be said for his vivid settings, which remove the story from the library and send it out into the wide, wide world. - New York TimesMay's excellent fourth Enzo McLeod mystery... With its intricate plot, compelling characters, and bombshell denouement, this unsettling Enzo Files installment is a must-read. - Publishers WeeklyThe author of the much acclaimed "China Thrillers" surpasses himself here in misdirection, placing clues in plain sight and leaving the reader anticipating the fifth entry in this outstanding series. - Library Journal