Dave Norton was born in Sussex, educated in Middlesex and employed in Essex. Dave worked as a geography teacher for 25 years then managed his own cartography business until retirement at the end of 2015. Fallout is his first novel. It is planned to follow the story's main character, Mike Cannon, in a sequal second novel.
Dave lives in Colchester with wife Christine and has 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Apart from the family his interests are walking, using the gym and supporting Colchester United FC.