Justin Richards has written for stage and screen as well as writing novels and graphic novels. He is the author of the popular children’s series The Invisible Detective, and also the series Time Runners and The School of Night. For younger children, he writes Agent Alfie – about a school for the children of spies and secret agents.
Justin’s novel for older children – The Death Collector – was published in 2006, followed by The Chaos Code in 2007, The Parliament of Blood in 2008 and The Chamber of Shadows in 2010. The Skeleton Clock is available as an eBook in iBooks, Kindle, and most other formats.
He has also co-written several action thrillers for young adults with the acknowledged master of the genre Jack Higgins.
In 2013, Justin’s novel The Wolfstone Curse was published in July 2013 by Templar – read it if you dare! The first novel in his adult SF series The Never War, titled The Suicide Exhibition, was published by Del Rey in late 2013. The second volume - The Blood Red City - will be published in 2014.
Before writing full time, Justin has worked in the computer industry, and as an odd-job man at a hotel exclusively for postmen. He is registered as an Inventor in the European Union and has patents registered in his name in, amongst other places, the UK, USA and Japan.
Justin currently acts as Creative Consultant to BBC Books’ range of Doctor Who titles, as well as writing quite a few himself.
Married with two children (both boys), Justin lives and works in Warwick, within sight of one of Britain’s best-preserved castles.