Ian Taylor was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He enjoyed an extensive professional career as an international trade negotiator and as an Australian Trade Commissioner, living and working in many parts of the world. He has drawn on this experience and his love of the Australian outback to write his first novel.
Ian now lives back in Melbourne with his wife Cheryl. He has two adult children and two grand-daughters. When he is not writing he is keeping his body fit by exercising (e.g. hiking, cycling, swimming, playing tennis) and his mind active by studying current affairs and international politics. He enjoys travelling both overseas and in the Australian outback where he found much material for this novel.