Michael Peinkofer was born in 1969 and studied German literature, history, and communication sciences at the University of Munich. Since 1995 he has been working as an independent author, film journalist, and translator. Writing under a variety of pseudonyms, he has authored numerous novels in different genres.
He became known through his best-selling THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE RUNES and his successful historical novels.
Michael Peinkofer lives in the Allgäu region with his family.