Alastair Sarre was born in Leigh Creek in the outback of South Australia. He studied forestry at the Australian National University and worked for a mining company for a couple of years before returning to Canberra to complete a writing diploma. He has worked as a science editor and freelance writer specialising in forestry and lived in Japan for several years before moving with his family to the Adelaide Hills.
Steve West series
Steve West is a mining engineer and ex-AFL football star
Prohibited Zone (2011)
Ecstasy Lake (2016)