After taking his bachelors degree and then a PhD, David Jackson became a full-time academic. He is married, with two daughters and a menagerie of animals. Pariah, his first novel, was Highly Commended in the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Awards.
Murdering people for a living isn’t all fun, you know. Being a crime writer has both its highs and its lows. Here are just a few of each: