James Buckler grew up in the South West of England and currently lives in London though he has lived in America and Japan, where he worked as an English teacher. He studied Film at the University of Westminster and worked in film & TV for many years, most notably as a post-production specialist for MTV and BBC Films. Last Stop Tokyo is his debut novel.
"A fine debut - fast-paced and bleak, with a vivid setting and gut-wrenching twists" * Mick Herron * "A vivid and noirish tale of an Englishman abroad discovering that you can run from everything but yourself. James Buckler is one to watch." * Simon Beckett, bestselling author of The Chemistry of Death * "The vivid setting and skilfully plotted story is compelling and hard to put down." * Daily Express * "This is character-driven fare, but with a vivid sense of place that positively leaps off the page." * Barry Forshaw, Crime Time * "Racy and dark debut thriller." * Sunday Sport * "One of the most impressive debut crime novels of the year." * Shots Mag * "[An] impressive first thriller . . . the action is fast, copious and often unexpected." * The Times *