Andrew French was born in Derby in 1964. Raised in the market town of Grantham in Lincolnshire he left school at 16. Following an interesting few years he became a Funeral Director. Qualifying in 1988, Andrew went on to become the Managing Director of a large independent funeral group. Andrew is married to Alison. They have five children and live in rural Leicestershire.
Following a period at home to care for his youngest son he wrote his first spy novel, Assassin's Run, in 2011 - the first of the Michael Prentiss stories which chronicles how a young man about to join the British Army is reluctantly drawn into the shadowy world of espionage and assassination.
All 6 novels in the Michael Prentiss series, Assassin's Run,The Ares File, Personal Retributions, Rules of the Game, At All Costs and Set A Thief, are available in both Kindle edition and paperback.