SteṼie May lives in Crowland on the Cambridge and Lincolnshire border. He was schooled in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk but has had many associations across all three Counties, actively participating in football, swimming and fishing. He was in Government Service from 1977 until 2016 where he travelled the length and breadth of the UK with several years based in Peterborough, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and London. He took early retirement in 2016 to spend more time with his family and to concentrate on writing his first novel. He is married and has a son, daughter, two step daughters and nine grandchildren.