Len Maynard has published over 30 books in a 40year+ writing career. He writes in collaboration with Mick Sims under the name Maynard Sims and together has been responsible for many books of short ghost and horror stories, a number of supernatural novels, including the very popular Department 18 series, a series of thrillers set in the Bahamas featuring adventurer Harry Beck, as well as standalone horror and crime novels. Most recently he introduced the well-received Jack Callum Mysteries, crime novels set in the late 1950’s, early 60’s. Sometimes he sleeps, but not often. He lives alone in North Hertfordshire with four computers.