Koos Verkaik was born in Bolnes, near Rotterdam. He is a Dutch author of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Koos published the comic Scotty Clay in weekly Sjors, when he was 16 years of age; four pages every week. He wrote his first novel , the science fiction thriller ADOLAR, during one weekend; he was only 18 years of age then and the novel got published immediately. Now he has already published over fifty different titles. Recent novels are published by De Arbeiderspers in Amsterdam. In the USA he met Bill Thompson, editor of both Stephen King and John Grisham. Thompson is very enthusiastic about the work of Verkaik; together with Koos he worked on several manuscripts. His new series of children's books, Alex and the Wolpertinger, does very well in both The Netherlands and the USA. Sarah Book Publishing in Texas published two important books: All-Father and HIM. Koos writes every day, never had a writers' block and mostely works on different books at the same time. Over SIXTY different titles are published now.