Russell Burgess was born in Elgin, Scotland, and lived there until 1990. Since then he has lived in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Portsmouth, Perthshire and now in his current home in Cheltenham, where he lives with his wife, Ange, and their dog Nacho. He enjoys going to the theatre, walking in the Cotswolds and sampling real ale.
He started writing his first novel, Pavlov's House, after being inspired by a documentary on the History Channel and completed it after two years of work. Since then he has written another three books - The Z Infection, The Traitor in The Reich and Running Them in Circles.
Russell is also a member of the Montpellier Writers Group in Cheltenham and appeared at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in 2014, where he read his poem 6 Gig of Ram, which he co-wrote with Allegra Etheridge.
You can follow him on Facebook or on Twitter @russ41burg, or email him at email@example.com