Born in Pali Village, Bombay, Godfrey Joseph Pereira finished High School at Saint Andrew’s School. He graduated from college with a degree in English Literature and Philosophy. What followed was a career in journalism. He was Assistant Editor at Society Magazine, Principal Correspondent at Sunday Magazine and India Today, and worked as a War Correspondent covering the First Gulf War from Israel. His first novel Bloodline Bandra was published by HarperCollins in 2014. The novel made the Top Ten’ List at Oxford Bookstore. His novel Four and Twenty Blackbirds is a work of historical fiction. He has lived and worked as a journalist in New York City and New Jersey and now works and resides in West Palm Beach, Florida.