Neil Forsyth was born in Glasgow in 1978. He is the author of five previous books including Other People's Money, his biography of teenage fraudster Elliot Castro which has been published in six countries and is currently being developed as a feature film. His trilogy of Bob Servant humour books have become cult favourites, likened to the absurdist comedy of Peter Cook and Spike Milligan they have been adapted by Forsyth for both Radio Four and for BBC Television in the sitcom Bob Servant Independent. His debut novel Let Them Come Through was critically acclaimed in both Britain and the United States. Forsyth currently writes for TV for the BBC and in the USA for Universal Studios. He lives in West Sussex.