Christopher Black is an international criminal lawyer and writer. His family immigrated to Canada when he was 8 years old and he attended university in Hamilton, and Toronto. He spent 30 years as a trial lawyer in Toronto, except for 7 years in the mid-80’s when he studied acting and formed his own theatre company TheatreDynamics. Then he returned to criminal law. For the past 16 years he has spent most of his time in Europe and Africa defending generals and presidents accused of war crimes. Since 2015 he has lived in Campbellford. Throughout his legal career he has kept writing and has succeeded in publishing in many genres over the years.