Roger Smith was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now lives in Cape Town. Before turning to a life of crime, he was a screenwriter, producer and director.
His debut thriller, MIXED BLOOD (2009), was published in six countries. It won the Deutschen Krimi Preis 2010 in Germany and was nominated for a Spinetingler Best Novel award in the U.S.
His second book, WAKE UP DEAD, was released internationally in 2010. It has been nominated or a Krimi-Blitz Reader's Award in Germany and a Spinetingler award.
DUST DEVILS will be available in 2011. Both MIXED BLOOD & WAKE UP DEAD are in development as feature films.