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Thrilled to report The Shadow Patrol is a finalist for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award from Britain’s Crime Writers Association!
Other finalists include The Fear Index by Robert Harris and A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming. The award represents “the best of contemporary thriller writing… in the vein of Ian Fleming.”
This award is comparable to the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award in the US. I won the Edgar in 2007 for The Faithful Spy, but I’ve never won a Dagger, so I’m very excited to have the chance!
My old buddy Howard Gordon (of “24? and “Homeland” fame) and I talk over the business of writing thrillers with CNN’s Security Clearance blog. Read Article
Slate’s June Thomas just interviewed me about how I use real on-the-ground reporting to help bring John Wells and his world to life. I thought the questions were excellent — hope you enjoy the conversation! Read Slate.com Interview