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. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series. You can find out more from his website, www.stephenleather.com.
'In brisk newsman's style her explores compex contemporary issues while keeping the action fast and bloody. In DEAD MEN Mr Leather manages to avoid preaching while he poses tough questions about the morality of the fight against terrorism and whether the means justifies the end.' -- Economist 'A hardboiled thriller, well-paced throughout with a surprisingly well-developed sense of morality regarding the sins of the past' -- Sunday Tribune Review 'best action ... since the best days of Gerald Seymour' -- Courier Mail, Australia 'A new and exciting voice on the thriller scene -- Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin, Australia 'A thriller must clip along steadily at the right tempo: too slow and it risks losing its sense of adventure and suspense. Too quick and the book starts to read jumpily and confusion arises. But if an author does it right, if he is able to hold the interest of the general reader while telling an interesting story, he has walked the tightrope ... Leather manages this feat ... Storylines provide enough complexity and personnel for Leather to drive the plot onwards ...Leather's chapters are crisply written, action-packed and do not blunder on with meaningless, flowery details' -- South China Morning Post 'Leather, as usual, writes a great story, and DEAD MEN is another page turner.' -- Irish Times 'Everything is taut and dangerous from the first page of Stephen Leather's new novel ... The action is relentless until the breathtaking conclusion.' -- West Australian Praise for Stephen Leather's novels -- : 'This is an aggressively topical novel but a genuinely thrilling one, too.' -- Daily Telegraph 'As tough as British thrillers get ... gripping' -- Irish Independent 'A brilliant read that stands out of the morass of so-so military thrillers around nowadays.' -- News of the World 'In brisk newsman's style her explores compex contemporary issues while keeping the action fast and bloody.' -- Economist