Tim Ayliffe has been a journalist for more than 20 years and is the Managing Editor of Television and Video for ABC News. Tim has also been the Executive Producer of News Breakfast. He has travelled widely and before joining the ABC he was based in London for four years working for British Sky News. A few years ago he turned his hand to writing global crime thrillers mostly set in Sydney and featuring John Bailey. The third book in the series The Enemy Within is published in August 2021 and follows The Greater Good and State of Fear. Tim lives in Sydney and when he's not writing or chasing news stories he rides bikes and surfs.