Colin Cotterill was born and raised in London but soon jetted off on a world tour that never ended. He has taught in Australia, the USA and Japan. After working with an NGO and child protection services in Southeast Asia, Colin settled in southern Thailand where he now writes full-time. The Merry Misogynist is Dr Siri's sixth
investigation. Colin won the 2009 CWA Dagger in the Library for the Dr Siri series of novels.