Kieron Connolly is the author of Dark History of Hollywood: A Century of Greed, Corruption and Scandal behind the Movies and Bloody History of America: Revolution, Race and War. He has also written three books featuring photographs of abandoned worlds: Abandoned Places, Abandoned Civilisations and Abandoned Castles. For children, his books include Stories of the Constellations: Myths & Legends of the Night Skies, Disasters, Dragons and World’s Worst Monsters & Villains.
He has worked both in publishing and journalism, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday. A graduate in history from Edinburgh University and in film from the National Film & Television School, he lives in London.