Amer Anwar grew up in West London. After leaving college he had a variety of jobs, including; warehouse assistant, comic book lettering artist, driver for emergency doctors and chalet rep in the French Alps. He eventually settled into a career as a creative artworker/graphic designer and spent the next decade and a half producing artwork, mainly for the home entertainment industry.
His critically acclaimed debut, Brothers in Blood, a fast-paced crime thriller set in west London, was picked by both the Times and the Guardian as one of their books of the year. The eagerly awaited follow-up, Stone Cold Trouble, is a Capital Crime Book Club pick of the month for December.