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Kit Tinsley is an English horror author. He is a fan of all things horror.

He graduated form DMU Leicester in 2002 with a BA (hons) in Media Studies and English. Since then he has spent time teaching both subjects in secondary and further education.

He has also worked on several independent films, Writing a film called 'Red Route' in 2007. Unfortunately the film, which Kit also acted in, has been lost in post production hell since completion. 

Most recently he has worked on production of a film called 'Shadows of a Stranger', working with actors from the popular T.V shows Doctor Who, Rainbow and Torchwood, as well as an actor who appeared in both 'Batman Begins' and 'The Dark Knight'. The film is being prepared for its release as we speak.

Kit is also a musician, He is lead vocalist/guitarist for several bands.

He was born in Shropshire in 1978, but has lived in Lincolnshire since 1985.

He lives with his wife and their two young sons.


His first novel, 'Beneath' was released in 2013. The book has been the No1 horror novel on Amazon several times since its release. 'Beneath' received many great reviews and has maintained its popularity since.

Kit followed the first novel with a short story collection 'Dark County'. The stories in the book were all set in Kit's home county of Lincolnshire. This too was am Amazon No1 bestseller. Kit's fanbase and reputation went from strength.

Kit has since released two more novels, 'The Wilds' and 'The Smoke In The Photograph' and a non fiction book co written with his wife.