Sven Stricker was born in Tönning in 1970 and grew up in Mühlheim an der Ruhr. He has worked as a freelance word director and author since 2001, winning the German Audiobook Prize multiple times. His second novel, “Sörensen’s Fear”, was filmed in 2020 by production company Claussen & Putz for broadcaster Norddeutsches Rundfunk. Stricker wrote the screenplay. The film’s accolades include two Austrian ROMYs and the German Television Crime Show Award. Sven Stricker lives in Potsdam and has one daughter.