Bill Daly was born in 1944 in Renfrew (near Glasgow). Having worked for twenty-five years in the computer industry in Scotland, England, Germany and France he retired to a village near Montpellier in the south of France.
His humorous articles have been published in the Financial Times Weekend Section, The Oldie magazine and French Week.
His first novel, The Pheasant Plucker, is a humorous spy story featuring Frank McClure, a gullible Scotsman who inadvertently finds himself entangled in a web of intrigue involving MI6 and their French counterparts. The Pheasant Plucker is a compelling blend of humour, political intrigue and romance with several intricate plot twists.
His latest novel, Black Mail is a contemporary crime novel set in Glasgow. This book explores a world of drugs, blackmail and murder - and, this being Glasgow, the undercurrent of religious intolerance is forever bubbling just beneath the surface.