William Boyle is from Brooklyn, New York. His debut novel, Gravesend, was published as #1,000 in the Rivages/Noir collection in France, where it was nominated for the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière. Gravesend is currently shortlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger in the UK and was just reissued by Pegasus Crime in the US. Boyle is also the author of a book of short stories, Death Don't Have No Mercy, and of another novel, Everything is Broken. His most recent novel, Everything is Broken, is out now from Pegasus Crime. A new novel, A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself, is forthcoming in March 2019. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi.