Peter Laws is an author, journalist, film critic and public speaker. He is the creator of the Matt Hunter novel series. The first of which, 'Purged', was released in February 2017, followed by 'Unleashed' in 2018 and 'Severed' in 2019. The fourth, 'Possessed' will be published in February 2020. He's an ordained Reverend with a fascination for the macabre.
He writes a monthly column for the print magazine The Fortean Times and also hosts the popular podcast and YouTube show The Flicks That Church Forgot which reviews scary culture from a theological perspective. His acclaimed non-fiction book The Frighteners was released in the UK and US in 2018. It's currently being translated into Chinese, set for a 2019 release. (His first novel Purged, was released in German translation by Bastei Lubbe in December 2018, retitled 'Suhneopfer'. The translation of 'Unleashed' comes out in 2019).
He regularly speaks and preaches at churches and events.
His literary agent is Joanna Swainson of Hardman and Swainson.