Graeme Hampton was born in Paisley and grew up in Stirling. After leaving school he trained as a stage manager and worked in London for a number of years. He returned to Scotland in his late twenties to study for a BA in English Literature at Stirling University. After many years of dull jobs and bleak times, he became a full-time writer. His first novel, Know No Evil, was published in July 2019, and was followed up by Blood Family in early 2020 and The Darkness Within in January 2021. Book six in the series was published in November 2023. He is currently working on a standalone psychological thriller.
He lives in Hastings, East Sussex.