Andy McDermott is the bestselling author of the Nina Wilde/Eddie Chase series of adventure thrillers, which have been sold in over thirty countries and twenty languages. His debut novel, The Hunt for Atlantis, was published in the US in September 2009, when it became his first of several New York Times bestsellers. A former journalist and movie critic, Andy was the editor of respected UK magazines like DVD Review and the iconoclastic film publication Hotdog. He is now a full-time author. Born in Halifax, England, he now lives in Bournemouth, England.