From 30 odds years working in social work, mental health services and court work, Tom moved into writing crime fiction.
His current series features Sean Rooney, a clinical psychologist, ‘psychosleuth’, who infiltrates himself into Gangland Glasgow, ultimately ending up in the west Highlands of Scotland where the supernatural takes a hand in his life when his son is murdered.
The Series comprises The Father (shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger), The Family and The Son. He is currently working on a prequal, The Castle. He was a spotlighter at Bloody Scotland in 2017.
He lives in north west Scotland where, in addition to writing, he runs a self-catering property with his partner.