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John William Wainwright was born in Leeds in 1921. He left school at fifteen and served as a rear gunner in Lancaster bombers during the Second World War. After military service, he joined the West Riding Constabulary as a Police Constable in 1947. After earning himself a law degree by distance learning in 1956, he turned to writing crimes novels. He left the police force in the late 1960s and ...