Has spent most of his life in North America. Born in St. Helens UK, Mason moved to London as a child and now lives in Toronto Canada. A partnership in a film production company led to an interest in writing the thriller novel and a writing grant from the Toronto Arts Council. Mason also co-edited the Canadian Crime Writers’ Association newsletter, Fingerprints.
A onetime member of the Canadian Authors Association, Mason has belonged to several writers’ groups in the Greater Toronto Area. His primary interest in cinematography and aviation reflect conspicuously in The Leon Trilogy.