Taylor Stevens is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose thrillers are published in 20 languages. Born into an apocalyptic religious cult, Stevens was raised in communes across the globe. Separated from her family at age twelve and denied an education beyond sixth grade, the majority of her adolescence was spent begging on city(…)
Terence Strong spent his childhood in post-war south London, playing in the blitzed bomb-sites and running the gauntlet of the brown-uniformed keepers in Battersea Park. Inspired by Biggles, Buchan, Bulldog Drummond, Raffles, Hemingway and Ian Fleming, his heart became set on becoming a foreign correspondent and thriller writer. He completed his first full-length novel at(…)
A native of Mississippi, Thomas Harris began his writing career covering crime in the United States and Mexico, and was a reporter and editor for the Associated Press in New York City. He is most well known for his Hannibal Lector crime thriller series.
Thomas Perry is the author of over 20 novels including the Jane Whitfield Series. Perry was born in Tonawanda, New York. He received a BA from Cornell University in 1969 and a Ph.D in English from the University of Rochester in 1974. Thomas has worked as a park maintenance man, factory laborer, commercial fisherman, university(…)
Tod Goldberg holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Literature from Bennington College and directs the Low Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts at the University of California, Riverside. He lives in La Quinta, CA with his wife, the writer Wendy Duren.
David Thomas (born 1958-1959, Moscow), better known by the pen name Tom Cain, is an English journalist and author of a series of thriller novels based around the fictional character Samuel Carver. For the first few years of his life he lived in Moscow and has also lived in Washington DC and Havana, Cuba. Cain(…)
Fifteen years ago Tom Clancy was an insurance broker with a love for naval history. In 1984, his first novel, The Hunt for Red October, was published and he was catapulted onto the bestseller list, he received praise from Former U S President Reagan, saying his book was “non-put-downable.” and it was later famously made(…)
Tom was born and raised in Staffordshire and now lives in London. Before taking up writing he was employed as a bookseller, cleaner, factory worker, labourer, supermarket cashier and video editor. THE HUNTER was his first novel.
Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She is now a full-time writer and lives in South Manchester.
The fifth of seven children, Vince Flynn was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1966. He graduated from the St. Thomas Academy in 1984, and the University of St. Thomas with a degree in economics in 1988. After college he went to work for Kraft General Foods where he was an account and sales marketing(…)
Wilbur Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and skilled storytellers, having written 32 bestselling novels. While Wilbur is probably best-known for his African and Egyptian series, one of his most recent novel, THOSE IN PERIL, is a fast-paced, contemporary thriller set in the Indian Ocean where a group of pirates kidnap the 19-year-old(…)
Zoe Sharp was born in Nottinghamshire, but spent most of her formative years living on a catamaran on the northwest coast of England. After a promising start at a private girls’ school, she opted out of mainstream education at the age of twelve in favour of correspondence courses at home. She wrote her first (unpublished)(…)