According to the bio on Amazon: "Originally from Watford, Hertfordshire. Peter now lives with his Italian wife in Nottinghamshire. Following retirement from a portfolio career that included working in the Icelandic fishing industry, several years in the UK motor trade, over twelve years serving with the Royal Naval Reserve and two years as a mature student studying management at Hertfordshire University. After graduating he spent the next fifteen years in various management posts with a major local authority in southeast England. Peter now spends his time writing novels and pursuing his lifelong hobby of photography."