Charles Stross has worked as a pharmacist, software engineer and freelance journalist, but now writes full-time. To date, Stross has won two Hugo awards and been nominated twelve times. He has also won the Locus Award for Best Novel, the Locus Award for Best Novella and has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Awards. Stross lives in Edinburgh, with his wife Feorag, cats, several thousand books, and a herd of obsolescent computers.
'Stross's ability to combine interesting ideas with solid plotting is one of his great strengths' Asimov's Science Fiction 'Stross sure ends things with a bang ... satisfying and chilling' RTBookreviews.com 'These books are immense fun' Locus