Simon Toyne worked as a writer, director and producer in commercial television for almost twenty years before quitting his job and moving to France to try and write a book. His first novel, SANCTUS, was published in over fifty countries and has been translated into 27 languages. It was the UK’s biggest selling debut thriller of 2011. The follow up, THE KEY, was published all over the world in 2012 and the third and final part of the trilogy will be published in 2013. You can find out more at www.simontoyne.net.