Tim Stretton has published eight novels, with a ninth scheduled for publication in 2024. He writes fantasy and science fiction as Tim Stretton, and crime as T. M. Stretton.
He has been published by Macmillan New Writing and Tor, while his crime novel Catfish Alley, the first in the Barcelonoir trilogy, is with SpellBound Books. His fantasy novels include the Annals of Mondia trilogy (Dragonchaser, The Dog of the North and The Last Free City) and his most recent series is the steampunk Fractured Empire sequence, Bitter Sky, A Little Poison and Dark Canvas.
The Barcelonoir series comprises Catfish Alley, Casanova Street and Diamond Boulevard. All three are thrillers about the lives of British expat white-collar criminals in Barcelona.
Tim was born and raised on the Isle of Wight, and has lived in West Sussex for most of his adult life. He has a degree in English and American Literature from the University of Kent. He was also a senior editor at the international Vance Integral Edition project. Before concentrating on writing full-time, he was the deputy finance director of a local authority and also worked as a trainer and consultant. His non-fiction has appeared in publications as diverse as the Local Government Chronicle and Introvert, Dear.
He is a member of the Crime Writers' Association, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Association, the Society of Authors and the Alliance of Independent Authors.