Lee Child - Author of Jack Reacher super-series
Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. British born, he now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. A new Jack Reacher book, called Past Tense, has just been released - number 23 in the series. He is the recipient of many awards, most recently the CWA's Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction, the International Thriller Writers' ThrillerMaster, and the Theakstons Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award. Child is coming to Aotearoa later this month for events in Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch.