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Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever. Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer since 1978.
Gerald Seymour is rightly considered one of the best thriller writers in the world...This latest adventure is plucked straight from the headlines * Irish Independent * Discerning thriller readers can safely say that the best practitioner currently working in the UK is the veteran Seymour. He is, quite simply, the most intelligent and accomplished in the current field. * Barry Forshaw on THE DEALER AND THE DEAD * Seymour is not one to cut corners. He does his research, thinks hard about his story and gives us richly imagined novels that bristle with authenticity. * Washington Post on THE COLLABORATOR * Seymour is, quite simply, one of the finest thriller writers in England. * Daily Mail on THE CORPORAL'S WIFE * A first-rate thriller with all the strengths of his recent work: audacity, believability, impeccable pacing, [and] a rich, diverse ensemble of supporting characters. * The Sunday Times on NO MORTAL THING * Seymour expertly marshals his plot as Jago inches ever closer to the heart of darkness. A thoroughly engrossing thriller. * Event Magazine, Mail on Sunday on NO MORTAL THING * Praise for Gerald Seymour Ask aficionados who is Britain's finest thriller writer, and many would answer the veteran Gerald Seymour... A Damned Serious Business sees him once again firing on all cylinders...The hazardous mission is palm-sweatily convincing * Guardian * Britain's finest thriller novelist is still the veteran Gerald Seymour, whose touch remains sure * i Paper * He now writes better endings than anyone else, and the extended finale is particularly brilliantly orchestrated. * The Sunday Times, Thriller of the Month *