Greg Iles

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Greg Iles was born in Germany in 1960, where his father ran the US Embassy Medical Clinic during the height of the Cold War.  He spent his youth in Natchez, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. 

Greg founded the band “Frankly Scarlet” and spent several years playing music for a living.  The year after he was married, he gigged on the road for 50 weeks out of 52, and realized that this lifestyle was simply not sustainable with a family.  He quit the band and began working eighteen hours a day on his first novel, Spandau Phoenix, a thriller about Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess.  When Greg sold this manuscript, he left the music business to complete the book.

 Spandau Phoenix was published in 1993 and became the first of ten New York Times Bestsellers.

 Over the course of his next few books, Greg broke the formula adhered to by most commercial novelists and wrote in a variety of genres.  Surprisingly, each found a place on the bestseller list, and today readers look forward to discovering what new subject Greg has explored in his latest novel.

Greg’s novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages and published in more than twenty countries worldwide.

 He currently lives in Natchez, Mississippi, the setting of many of his novels

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J.A.Jance

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J.A. Jance is the New York Times bestelling author of the J.P Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, Edge of Evil, and three stand-alone thrillers. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tuscan, Arizona.

Jance knew that she wanted to be a writer when she read The Wizard of Oz in the second grade. Since then she’s never looked back. Her complex, fascinating and pace-ridden novels bear testament to her own experiences. Her latest book, Fire and Ice, published on 28 October 2010.

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