Simon Toyne graduated from Goldsmiths College in London with a degree in English and Drama then worked in television for almost 20 years before becoming a novelist. His first book, Sanctus, became the biggest selling debut thriller of 2011 in the UK and also an international bestseller.
In 2013 Toyne signed a five-book deal with HarperCollins for a new series following an enigmatic character called Solomon Creed on an epic quest of personal redemption. The first book, The Searcher, was published in 2015 and recently acquired by the Library.
Toyne lives with his wife and three children and splits his time between Brighton and the South of France. Click here to visit him online.