S.A. Montgomery was born in Glasgow and grew up south of Edinburgh. After studying English Linguistics at Edinburgh University, he worked in technology journalism for a number of years before teaching English in college and high school for almost a decade. He is a keen kayaker and motorcyclist and lives in the Scottish Borders with his two daughters and two cats.
For rookie detective Lisa Collier, the race is on to track the killer through the noir underworld of online role playing games in a breakneck investigation that ranges across Britain from remote Scottish villages to the docks of London. Janus is a fast-paced crime thriller where a killer is selecting victims in an online video game and killing and mutilating the players in the real world.