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About the Author

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I was born in Devon in 1961, but grew up in Yorkshire. I was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, and Merton College, Oxford, where I read History.

After University, I joined Saudi International Bank, a part-Saudi, part-American owned bank based in London. Read more >


"Sea of Stone", the fourth in the Fire and Ice series, was published in May 2014 in trade paperback. Published in paperback February 2015.

Final Venture a financial thriller set in Massachusetts in the worlds of venture capital and biotechnology is published on Kindle early in 2015. This means all eight of my financial thrillers are now available on Kindle.

Events in 2015:
25 February: Omagh, Northern Ireland.
28 March Deal Noir, Deal in Kent.
14-17 May, Crimefest, Bristol www.crimefest.com
20-21st June, St Jude's LitFest, Hampstead Garden Suburb.

What's next

I have just finished two books: a sequel to Traitor's Gate, and a novella called The Polar Bear Killing.
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