Peter Thompson was a Fleet Street journalist for twenty years, deputy editor of the Daily Mirror, editor of the Sunday Mirror and a director of Mirror Group Newspapers. He has written numerous biographies including those on Jack Nicholson, Princess Diana and Robert Maxwell. Recent books co-written with Robert Macklin include THE BATTLE OF BRISBANE (2000) and KEEP OFF THE SKYLINE (2004). He lives in London where he runs Mayfair News Service.
"An enthralling and perceptive account, which never loses sight of the human cost of the tragedy" - Yorkshire Evening Post "An insightful and dramatic analysis" - The Good Book Guide"