Peter James West is a British author who was born and raised in the seaside town of Scarborough, England. Writing since 2003, he has rediscovered the world of fiction and worked on a number of manuscripts across the genres of science fiction, horror and psychological thrillers.'Information Cloud' began as a draft novella in 2004 and after many rewrites has now become the first novel in his science fiction series 'Tales of Cinnamon City' The sequel is already well underway and is expected to be released in the Summer of 2013.Peter is also working on another science fiction series and has many ideas in the pipeline for future works. Watch this space or follow his blog for regular updates at:sciencefictionextra.comIn his student days, Peter achieved a first class honours degree in artificial intelligence at the University of Essex and has had a keen interest in science, psychology and music for many years.He was married in India and now lives with his wife Uma in London, where the trains break down with the regularity of an atomic clock.Peter has been writing fiction since 2003 and looks forward to creating many more characters and stories. He hopes that some of those characters will be taken into your hearts and remembered long after the author is forgotten.