B.P. Walter is the author of A Version of the Truth (published in the US as The Couple's Secret) and Hold Your Breath. He was born and raised in Essex and after spending his childhood and teenage years reading compulsively, he worked in bookshops then went to the University of Southampton to study Film and English followed by an MA in Film & Cultural Management.
He is an alumnus of the Faber Academy and formerly worked in social media coordination for the head office of Waterstones. He lives in Essex.