Born in Scotland, Douglas was brought up in England and became a London based international lawyer, later living and practising in the USA. In tandem, he developed a successful career as an internationally read author of mystery thrillers and non-fiction with a chart-topper and a W H Smith Paperback of the Week to his credit. He has now written nine international mystery thrillers and four non-fiction books.
Currently, he has completed the first two thrillers about a London detective - Todd "Ratso" Holtom. The first, called HARD PLACE is now published and the second in the series, DEAD FIX, will be published late 2017 - early 2018.