Prolific British mystery writer John Harvey (b. 1938) is the author of more than 100 books, as well as poetry and television screenplays. Harvey debuted his best-known character, Charlie Resnick, in 1989’s Lonely Hearts, which the London Times called one of the "100 Best Crime Novels of the Century." The series came to an end in 2014 with Darkness, Darkness. Harvey lives in London.