Chris Tvedt (1954–) is born in Bergen. In addition to law school he has studied Comparative Literature. In 1988 he started practicing as a lawyer, but is now working as a full-time writer. He has written a number of Crime novels; One series about lawyer Mikael Brenne, and another series about the police detective Edvard Matre. He has also written two books in the fantasy Wild Star Trilogy for young readers.