Born in Bristol in 1972, Tarn grew up a fan of J.R.R.Tolkien near Taunton, Somerset, in a remote house rumoured to be haunted. He has been a copywriter, written murder mystery dinner party games and worked in digital media for over twenty years.
He is the author of the The Darkest Hand trilogy, comprising of The Damned, The Fallen, The Risen and the eBook prequel The Hunted, all published by Red Door Books.
He lives near Salisbury.
Like the vast majority of writers, I write because I have to. There's a compulsion, a drive, this desire to try and get better and eventually, one day maybe, write the perfect novel.
I'm immensely proud of all the books I have written to date. And so it's lovely when readers tell you that they enjoyed your work or when critics bestow special praise upon you and novels. Here are some of my notable accolades to date.
I'll murder three strangers, and you'll know it was me
I will be interviewing Simon about his debut novel, THE KILLER YOU KNOW, at Blackwell's Oxford on Thursday 2nd May 2019.