G.P. Field owned and ran a bookstore for many years. After selling his store, he took a part time job as a lifeguard, started writing, and went back to university to become a high school teacher.
One night G.P. woke up with a person in his head. Despite many attempts to exorcise this fabrication, Israel Wren has refused to budge. Indeed, the person of Israel Wren has grown to become a very real part of G.P.'s life and inhabits his books and stories with a remorseless persistence.
G.P. lives on the rugged coastline of regional Australia with his wife and daughter. He loves blue skies, vast saltwater vistas and grassland to the horizon. When he has a quiet moment, he likes to sit in the sun and dream up stories.
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a very famous movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.