GAYLE FIDLER is born and bred in the North East of England, and has spent most of her life seeking out the stranger things in life. Gayle has a lifelong interest in the paranormal and the occult. She also writes fiction, usually with a dark twist. Besides writing and researching mysterious things, Gayle also collects bad taxidermy. She is a SFX make-up artist with a special interest in zombies and is also training to be a Viking blacksmith.