Andy McDermott is the bestselling author of the Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase adventures, which have been sold in over 30 countries and 20 languages. His debut novel, The Hunt For Atlantis, was his first of several New York Times bestsellers. He has also written the explosive spy thriller The Persona Protocol. His latest thriller series begins with OPERATIVE 66, about a government assassin who finds himself hunted by his own side. He is already working on the sequel. A former journalist and movie critic, Andy is now a full-time novelist. Born in Halifax, when not travelling the world researching locations for his novels he lives in Bournemouth with his wife and son.