Matthew Haynes was born in North Wales to English parents. He mostly behaved himself at school, spent an obscene amount of time studying at Loughborough University and then stayed in the East Midlands to work. After 17 years in IT, he now works as a communications consultant for a global company.
He regularly blogs about all sorts of interesting stuff at couchmagpie.com, shares his opinions about restaurants and hotels on TripAdvisor, and is an active Amazon Vine reviewer.
He self-published his tenth book - Bad Blood - on Amazon in January 2018.