Mark Hodder

Mark Hodder is the author of the Burton & Swinburne novels "The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack", "The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man", and "Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon". A former BBC writer, editor, journalist, and web producer, Mark left London, England, for Valencia, Spain, to de-stress and write novels. He has a degree in cultural studies and loves British history, good food, cutting-edge gadgets, cult TV, Tom Waits, and a vast assortment of oddities. He’s the creator and caretaker of the Blakiana website celebrating Sexton Blake, the most written-about fictional detective in English publishing history. Visit him online at, at, and on Twitter @TheDissuader.