Ben McPherson is a television producer, director, and writer. He studied Modern Languages at King’s College, Cambridge, and worked for many years in film and television production. From 1998 to 2007 he was a director and producer for the BBC.
Ben lives in Oslo with his wife and his two sons. He is a columnist for Aftenposten, Norway’s leading quality daily newspaper, and speaks the language fluently.
Ben’s first novel, A LINE OF BLOOD, was published by HarperCollins in the UK in 2015. Dutch and Italian rights were pre-empted at Frankfurt by Luitingh-Sijthoff and Rizzoli; the book is published in the US and Canada by William Morrow, and in Germany by Goldmann.
Ben’s second novel, THE ISLAND, was published by HarperCollins in the UK in January 2021.