Born and bred in Sydney Australia, D.B. Tait is a life long lover of books in all forms but crime fiction in particular. She worked for many years in the criminal justice system before deciding a tree change was need, so decamped to the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. Now she writes and works part time in the community sector. Her first full length novel, Cold Deception, will be published by Momentum, the digital first line of Pan Macmillan in March 2015. In another life, she is also erotica writer Keziah Hill and contemporary romance writer Deborah Tait.