Jonathan Lee is born in 1969 in Singapore, to an odd job father and a housewife. He struggled and studied hard. After two and a half years of military service, he studied at the National University of Singapore and obtained Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Economics in 1993. Subsequently he obtained post-graduate degrees in Finance and Accountancy. He has worked as a senior Accountant and Finance Manager for more than 20 years. He is the best-selling author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Amazon.com). He completed his first novel Singapore's Blood Meridian in 2018 at the age of 49 and it is dedicated it to Cormac McCarthy. He published his first novel in Wattpad and in the Gutenberg Self-Publishing website.