A fast-paced page-turner that will appeal to readers of detective/mystery stories and those with an interest in the Arab world.
Patrick Gooch enjoyed a varied career prior to becoming a writer. His first thriller The Dark Side of the Balcony met with success and was taken up by book clubs. He has worked as a marketing professional for international companies, was the chief executive of a British government-inspired trade council and has lectured at the Central School of Art and Design. He was awarded the 'Commander of Civil Merit' by King Juan Carlos of Spain for his work promoting Spanish cuisine. Married with two sons, he lives close to the Ashdown forest in East Sussex.