Bio: Raymond Walker is the author of Seven novels, two compendiums of short stories and two books of poetry (though they intersect somewhat). He was born in 1962 and raised in Argyll, Scotland, before moving to Edinburgh to attend university. His love of the countryside, forests, mountains and the relics of his native Scotland are reflected deeply in his writing. His tales echo the dark past and history, the unknown places and wonders of Scotland at the point where reality dips into fantasy until nothing is quite as it seems. He lives in Prestwick, Ayrshire with his long suffering partner. Not one to be pigeon-holed his books range from romances and ghost stories to historical fiction and fantasy. He is the winner of several writing competitions and his books have recieved critical acclaim worldwide. His new novel "The Secret Inside" will be released on the first of June this year. He is working on two new novels. "Written in the Stars" a Science fiction Romance and "Sommerled" which is a piece of heroic fiction or historical fantasy he has not yet decided which it will be. Additionaly he is working on a second volume of the criticaly aclaimed "A River of Tears" Which will be released soon.