Andrew Pyper was born in Stratford, Ontario, in 1968. He received a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from McGill University, as well as a law degree from the University of Toronto. Although called to the bar in 1996, he has never practiced.
His new novel, The Demonologist, won the 2014 International Thriller Writers Award for Best Hardcover Novel, and was a #1 bestseller in Canada. Film rights have been sold to Universal Pictures with Robert Zemeckis’ company, ImageMovers, producing.
His forthcoming novel, The Damned, will be published in Canada and the US by Simon & Schuster in February 2015, and by Orion in the UK in March 2015.
The Guardians, Andrew’s fifth novel, was published in Canada (Doubleday Canada) in January 2011, the U.K. (Orion) in February 2011, and following this internationally in various territories. It was selected a Globe and Mail 100 Best Books of the Year.