Max Manning began his career in journalism working as a news reporter on local and regional newspapers. He specialised in covering crime stories and regularly reported on court cases, including murder trials.
Max then moved on to London’s Fleet Street, where he worked for several national newspapers, including the Financial Times and the Daily Express, and later joined the staff of The Daily Telegraph, where he was employed as a news sub-editor for sixteen years.
He is now a full-time crime fiction writer living in the county of Essex. Max is married and has three grown-up children.