Christopher Sandford has published acclaimed biographies of Kurt Cobain, Steve McQueen, Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen and Roman Polanski. He is also the author of Masters of Mystery: The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini. Rolling Stone has called him "the pre-eminent author in his field today." Sandford divides his time between Seattle and London. His latest books is The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle.