Chris Walley's Bio:
Born in Wales in 1954, Chris Walley grew up in northern England. He studied Earth Sciences at university and has a doctorate in Geology. He taught at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon from 1980-84 and then returned to Wales to do ten years consultancy work with the oil industry. He began writing in the late eighties and had two novels, Heart of Stone and Rock of Refuge, published under the pseudonym of John Haworth. In 1994, along with his family, Chris returned to Lebanon to teach again at AUB. In 1998, he came back to Wales and began to make a new career in writing and editing for the Christian market. He retains his geological interests and is an Adjunct Professor in geology at Wheaton College. Chris and his wife live in an old cottage on the edge of Swansea, Wales, and are very much involved in a local Baptist church.