Conrad Williams is the author of eight novels. His fiction has won the British Fantasy award, the Littlewood Arc prize and the International Horror Guild award. His latest novel is the crime thriller SONATA OF THE DEAD (Titan Books), the second in a trilogy including DUST AND DESIRE and, coming in November, HELL IS EMPTY. His short story ‘Rosenlaui’ is a finalist for the CWA Dagger award this year. He lives in Manchester with his wife, three sons and a big Maine Coon.