His most notable works include long-running and critically acclaimed graphic novel series Proof, which NPR named one of the best books of 2009, and the novels in the Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad: THE YARD, THE BLACK COUNTRY, THE DEVIL’S WORKSHOP, and THE HARVEST MAN.
The fifth book in the series LOST AND GONE FOREVER was released May 2016.
He has been nominated for the The Strand Award for Best Debut Novel for The Yard, the The Dilys Award for The Black Country, and the Barry Award for Best First Novel for The Yard. He was also the recipient of the Kansas Notable Book Award from the State Library of Kansas for The Yard, The Black Country, and The Devil’s Workshop.
He lives in the Midwest with his wife and son. And a cat. And a tarantula.