Kalu Okpi was born in Imo State, Nigeria. He spent some time studying law at the University of Nigeria before moving to New York University where he studied Film and Television. He is at present employed in the Nigerian Television Industry. Love is his seventh novel to be published in the Pacesetters series. The others are The Smugglers, On the Road, Cross-fire!, The South African Affair, Coup! and The Politician.