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Barbara Nadel
Barbara Nadel

Born in the East End of London, Barbara Nadel trained as an actress before becoming a writer. Now writing full-time, she has previously worked as a public relations officer for the National Schizophrenia Fellowship’s Good Companion Service and as a mental health advocate for the mentally disordered in a psychiatric hospital. She has also worked with sexually abused teenagers and taught psychology in schools and colleges, and is currently the patron of a charity that cares for those in emotional and mental distress.

She has been a regular visitor to Turkey for more than twenty years. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Nadel


Christopher G. Moore

Canadian Christopher G. Moore is the creator of the award-winning Vincent Calvino Private Eye series and the author of the Land of Smiles Trilogy. In his former life, he studied at Oxford University and taught law at the University of British Columbia. He wrote radio plays for the CBC and NHK before his first novel was published in New York in 1985, when he promptly left his tenured academic job for an uncertain writing career, leaving his colleagues thinking he was not quite right in the head.

His journey from Canada to Thailand, his adopted home, comprised some time in Japan in the early 1980s and four years in New York in the late 1980s. In 1988, he came to Thailand to harvest materials to write a book. The visit was meant to be temporary. Twenty years on and 19 novels, one collection of short stories and a non-fiction later, he is still in Bangkok and far from having exhausted the rich Southeast Asian literary materials. His novels have been translated into German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Turkish, Norwegian and Thai. http://www.cgmoore.com


Jarad Henry

Jarad Henry has worked in the criminal justice system for the past ten years and is a currently a policy advisor for Victoria Police. He has a degree in Criminology and is a regular presenter at many conferences, forums and seminars on crime trends. His website: www.jaradhenry.com.au.



Quentin Bates

Quentin Bates is an English writer and journalist, halfway through a series of crime novels set in present day Iceland.
Frozen Out (Frozen Assets in the US, In Eisigem Wasser in Germany and Bevroren Tegoeden in Holland/Belgium), 2011
Cold Comfort (Kalter Trost in Germany, Schrale Troost in Holland/Belgium) , 2012
Chilled to the Bone, 2013



Susan Moody

Susan Moody is an English novelist best known for her suspense novels.  Ms Moody was born and brought up in Oxford.  She has had 35 novels published and is currently working on her 36th.   She is a past Chair of the British Crime Writers’ Association, a member of the Detection Club, a past Writer-in-Residence at the University of Tasmania and a past President of the International Association of Crime Writers.  She divides her time between south-west France and south-east Kent.   She has been nominated for both the CWA Short Story Award and the Romantic Novelists’ Association award.  In 1983 she published her first novel, A Distant Shore, before  she burst onto the crime scene with her ground-breaking black heroine, Penny Wanawake.    Susan Moody has led numerous courses on writing crime fiction, in England, France, Australia and Denmark.


colin cotterill
Colin Cotterill

Colin Cotterill (born 2 October 1952) is a London-born teacher, crime writer and cartoonist. Cotterill has dual English and Australian citizenship; however, he currently lives in Southeast Asia, where he writes the award-winning Dr. Siri mystery series set in the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos. www.colincotterill.com

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