Tony Black is the author of more than 20 books, most recently WRECKED, Gus Dury book 5. He has been nominated for eight CWA Daggers and was runner up in The Guardian's Not the Booker prize for The Last Tiger. He has written three crime series, a number of crime novellas and two collections of short stories. His acclaimed author interviews series was collected under the title Hard Truths. His novella, The Ringer, was adapted for the stage and the Ayr Gaiety performance can be found on YouTube.