Justin Carroll is a London-based author who balances his love of comic books and games with a passion for martial arts and musicals.
Ever since he stopped wanting to be a dinosaur, Justin Carroll wanted to be a writer. He graduated with a degree in English Literature and Language from King’s College, London in 2004 and now, when not writing, he fritters away his time on all manner of geeky things.
Shortlisted for several international short story competitions, Justin was a finalist in the 2010 British Fantasy Awards with “Careful What You Wish For” (Wyvern Publishing) and placed in the top twenty of the NYCMidnight Short Story Challenge twice.
December 2012 saw the birth of Justin Carroll’s first novel: ‘Everything’s Cool’ – a dark, psychological thriller. His second novel, ‘Hemlock Jones & The Angel of Death’ is a Young Adult novel and the first in a series featuring Hemlock Jones, the fiery 12-year-old demystifier. whose brain easily equals and surpasses that of the famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.
Hemlock Jones & The Angel of Death won a silver medal in the 2017 Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards, voted for and judged by children.