R.D. Shah spent his formative years in the north west of England before attending Rugby School in Warwickshire. He attended the University of Miami where he studied motion picture & psychology before returning to the UK to work in television & leisure. R.D. holds a scuba diving licence, which he gained along the shores of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. All this experience has prepared him for a career in writing. He lives in Wiltshire with his wife and young daughter.