Among other properties Steve has written for Doctor Who, Torchwood, Primeval, Stargate, Warhammer, Slaine, Fireborn, Pathfinder, Arkham Horror, and Rogue Angel.

He won the International Media Association of Tie-In Writers award for his novel, SHADOW OF THE JAGUAR, and the inaugural Lifeboat to the Stars award for TAU CETI (co-authored with International Bestselling novelist Kevin J. Anderson), and has been nominated for the British Fantasy Award on multiple occasions.  Writing as Matt Langley his young adult novel BLACK FLAG was a finalist for the People’s Book Prize 2015.

His novel SILVER was one of the Top 30 bestselling books of 2011 (Bookseller) and he’s published a number of original novels with St Martins (GLASS TOWN, COLDFALL WOOD, WHITE PEAK), Titan (PARALLEL LINES, MURDER AT SORROW’S CROWN), Akashic Books (SUNFAIL), Severn House (THE MEMORY MAN and THE BLACK SHEPHERD) and other well respected publishers.

Over the last few years Steve had been fulfilling the lifelong dream of designing and writing roleplaying games.

Under house names, Steve has also ghost-written a number of successful street-lit and hiphop novels over the last decade.

Steve wrote the storyline for the bestselling computer game BATTLEFIELD 3 and is currently the lead narrative designer on a Viking Kingmaker mobile game project for Yoozoo Games.

Steve’s latest thriller as Nick Curran, I KNOW WHO YOU WERE, is published by Constable (April 2023).  ‘Grabs the reader from the very first page… and never lets go’  Daily Mail