Richard Ayre was born in Northumberland, Northern England, and now lives in Newcastle upon Tyne where he continues to write horror fiction. At an impressionable age he fell in love with new wave heavy metal and rock music, and at the same time read his first James Herbert novel. The combination of these two magnificent things led him to write Minstrel’s Bargain, a tale of music and horror. Minstrel’s Bargain is the first novel in the Prophecy Books. Richard has also written Minstrel’s Renaissance, the second of that trilogy, and Point of Contact, a sci-fi chiller, as well as the short story anthology A Hatful of Shadows. When not writing, Richard can be found zooming around the Northumberland countryside on his motorcycle, Tanya.
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