After graduating from Hertford College, Oxford, Martin O'Brien joined Conde Nast and was British Vogue's travel editor for a number of years. As well as writing for Vogue, he has contributed to a wide range of international publications. He was editor of Sixty Years of Travel in Vogue and is the author of All the Girls. His first four Jacquot novels were all published by Headline. He lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and two daughters.