Michael John Grist


Mike Grist writes the bestselling Christopher Wren and Girl Zero thriller series.

He was born in the UK to a British father and American mother, and spent his childhood winging between the family farm in Kentucky and a terraced house in Manchester. At 18 he finished his last year of high school in Indiana, took Greyhounds across the US coast-to-coast then worked at a summer camp in Massachusetts.

Fascinated by the extremes of human behavior, Mike got his undergraduate degree in Psychology then followed up with a Masters in motivation theory. After backpacking through India, he taught English in Tokyo, Japan for 11 years, also documenting the dark side of the country's gangs, cults and abandoned places. His photography and articles about urban exploration have been featured in the Guardian and the Daily Mail.

Now based in London, UK, Mike enjoys working out, eating out, running his local writers' group, playing ultimate frisbee and spending time with his wife and two cats.

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