John Keyse-Walker practiced law for thirty years before retiring and commencing his writing career. He is an avid salt- and freshwater angler, tennis player, kayaker, and an accomplished cook. He has travelled extensively both inside and outside the US. He and his wife, Irene, live part of the year in Ohio and part in Florida. SUN, SAND, MURDER, his first novel, is the winner of the 2015 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award.