John L Williams was born in Cardiff and now lives in London. He's written a dozen books ranging from his Cardiff Trilogy of novels to biographies of characters as diverse as Michael X and Shirley Bassey. He also writes crime fiction under the name John Lincoln. His journalism has appeared everywhere from the NME to the Financial Times. He co-organises the riotous Laugharne Weekend festival in West Wales.
Bloody Valentine shows Williams' impressive eye for detail to its best advantage * Arena * Bloody Valentine is a bloody good book -- Benjamin Zephaniah Complex, emotional and moving. Read it -- David Peace A powerful and gripping investigation... has all the narrative drive of a good thriller * Yorkshire Post * A sharp-edged social inquiry as much as a crime story * Guardian *