Philip Kerr is the bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther thrillers, for which he received a CWA Dagger Award. He was born in Edinburgh and now lives between London and Cornwall. He is a life-long supporter of Arsenal.
'Novelist Philip Kerr, author of the superb Berlin Noir series,
meanwhile brings crisp plotting and characterisation to football in
his Scott Manson thrillers, January Window, Hand of
God and False Nine' Guardian (2015 Books of the
'A gripping whodunnit set in the world of football' Sport.
'An entertaining read' The Times.
'He writes... he scores!' Mail on Sunday.
'The series is a smart idea, and Kerr clearly has the required sporting nous ... mimics ghosted soccer memoirs' Sunday Times.
'Good rollicking topical stuff and Kerr is clearly a talented writer with his finger on the pulse' newbooks Magazine.