Danny King was born in Slough in 1969 and has worked as a hod carrier, postman, journalist and porn mag editor. He is the author of eight previous books and has recently moved to Chichester along with lovely wife Jeannie and son Charlie – they both say hello by the way. He also recently won the inaugural but prestigious ‘best Byker Books author living in a coastal area award.’
You may have seen he BBC3 TV series “Thieves Like Us” about a pair of jobbing burglars. Despite the dubious career choice, Bex and Ollie are lovable characters who have a certain morality when it comes to burglary and don’t take things of sentimental value. In More Burglar Diaries we follow Bex and Ollie on various “jobs” getting themselves in to scrapes and brushes with the law while trying to keep on the right side of their girlfriends. Danny King is one of those bubbling under talents that deserves to be up there with some of our best comedy writers.
A good read for all those grown up naughty school boys who wish they could have got away with everything. Imagine being sent to a school where you are encouraged to hone all those mischievous skills you were previously punished for demonstrating. You will find yourself routing for the characters even though you know you shouldn’t but just enjoy the guilty pleasure.