CRICHTON, (John) Michael. American. Born in Chicago, Illinois, October 23, 1942. Died in Los Angeles, November 4, 2008. Michael was educated at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, A.B. (summa cum laude) 1964 (Phi Beta Kappa). Henry Russell Shaw Travelling Fellow, 1964-65. He was a visiting Lecturer in Anthropology at Cambridge University, England, 1965. Graduated Harvard Medical(…)
Michael Palmer M.D, practices addiction medicine in Massachusetts, where he is currently at work on his eleventh novel.
Michael was born in Devon in 1961, but grew up in Yorkshire. He was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, and Merton College, Oxford, where he read History. After University, Michael joined Saudi International Bank, a part-Saudi, part-American owned bank based in London. He started off his career as a credit analyst, but then became a bond(…)
Before writing full-time, Michael was an investigative journalist in Britain, Australia and the US. He is the pseudonymous author of 10 best-selling non-fiction titles, involving prominent figures in the military, the arts, sport, and science. Michael lives in Sydney with his wife and 3 daughters.
Milton Bearden is a retired CIA officer and author. He was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Washington, where his father worked on the Manhattan Project. After serving in the US Air Force, he joined the CIA in 1964. During his 30-year career with the CIA, he was a station chief in Pakistan, Moscow,(…)
Cornelia Neuhaus (born 20 June 1967 in Münster) is a German writer. She is best known for her crime thrillers. … born in Muenster / Westphalia and raised in Paderborn, has been living in the Taunus region since her childhood and has been writing just as long. Her crime thriller series with investigators Oliver von(…)
Nelson DeMille is one of America’s most popular and bestselling authors, and a new book from him is a keenly awaited event. A former US Army lieutenant who served in Vietnam, he lives in Long Island, New York.
Patrick was born in west Michigan in 1976. His accomplishments over the next eighteen years included waiting for Nintendo to be invented and then playing lots of Nintendo. In his twenties he sold two screenplays to movie studios in Los Angeles, but neither was produced. Patrick blames Hollywood’s prejudice against rugged, Brad Pitt-aged protagonists. On(…)
Ravi Subramanian is an Indian author. A banker by profession, Subramanian has written popular thrillers about banking and bankers, including award winning trilogy The Incredible Banker, The Bankster and Bankerupt. An alumnus of IIM Bangalore, batch of 1993, Subramanian spent close to two decades in the financial services industry. After having worked with companies such(…)
Ridley Pearson likes to climb trees really tall trees in his spare time. He says he’s lucky not to have too much spare time! He also plays in a rock and roll band with some other authors which has gotten him on stage with Bruce Springsteen, among others. An Eagle Scout, Ridley doesn’t remember getting(…)
Robert Ludlum, perhaps most well known for his Jason Bourne thriller action sereies, was privately educated, and attended ‘Cheshire Academy’ in Connecticut. Before he acted on Broadway in a comedy called ‘Junior Miss’ when he was 16, he’d already been appearing in school theatrics. His main ambition though was to play quarterback in football. He(…)
The NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Butch Karp novels, Robert Tanenbaum lives in Beverly Hills, California. The former Homicide Bureau Chief in the New York District Attorney’s Office, Tanenbaum is also one of America’s most successful and famous trial lawyers – who has never lost a felony case yet – and former two-term mayor(…)
Ryne Douglas Pearson
Pearson has been noted to have a sweet, disarming quality. an accusation he has been unable to shake. When not writing he is usually thinking about writing, or touting the wonders of bacon in online conversations. He is addicted to diet soda and the sound of his children laughing. A west coast native, he lives(…)
American writer Scott Frost began his career as a screenwriter, working on the cult TV series Twin Peaks and later scripting episodes for The X-Files. He is an established crime novelist and has been nominated for an Edgar Award for best first novel.
Scott Turow is an attorney and an author. Scott has been married to Annette Turow, a painter, since 1971. They have three children. The family lives outside Chicago. Photo credit: Jeremy Lawson Photography
Slaton Smith is the bestselling author of the Sean Garrison series of Pittsburgh based thrillers, which include KILL ON COMMAND, KILLING ANA MOLOTOV and THE EDUCATION OF A KILLER. Smith is a marketing executive living in the Dallas, Texas area.
Stieg Larsson, who lived in Sweden, was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo and a leading expert on antidemocratic right-wing extremist and Nazi organizations. He died in 2004, shortly after delivering the manuscripts for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s(…)
Stella Rimington joined the Security Service (MI5) in 1965 and during her career she worked in all the main fields of the Service’s responsibilities – counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism – and became successively Director of all three branches. Stella was appointed Director-General of MI5 in 1992. She was the first woman to hold the post(…)
Stephen lives in Northern Virginia just outside Washington, DC. After a career in finance at JP Morgan in New York City and two European banks, he committed to writing full time. Since 1995 he’s had 18 novels published with Penquin Putnam, Random House and Simon & Shutzer. He has three daughters, Christina, Ashley and Gabriella.(…)
Stephen Leather was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Before that, he was employed as a biochemist for ICI, shovelled limestone in a quarry, worked as a baker, a petrol pump attendant, a barman, and worked(…)
Steven James has penned 30+ books spanning the genres of psychological thrillers, prayer collections, dramas, monologues, a nine book series on creative storytelling, YAQ fantasy, and inspirational nonfiction. He has received wide critical acclaim for his work including four Storytelling World Honor awards, two Publisher Weekly starred reviews and 2009, 2011 and 2012 Christie Awards(…)
Stuart Woods is the author of forty-four novels, including the New York Times-bestselling Stone Barrington series and Holly Barker series. The last twenty-eight of them have been New York Times best-sellers. He is an avid private pilot, flying his own jet on two book tours a year. His latest novel is Santa Fe Edge,to be(…)