Jon Courtenay Grimwood

Jon Courtenay Grimwood was born in Malta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain, and Scandinavia. Apart from novels he writes for magazines and newspapers. He travels extensively and undertakes a certain amount of consulting. Until recently he wrote a monthly review column for the Guardian.

Felaheen, the third of his novels featuring Asraf Bey, a half-Berber detective, won the BSFA Award for Best Novel. So did his last book, End of the World Blues, about a British sniper on the run from Iraq and running an Irish bar in Tokyo. He has just delivered the Fallen Blade, the first of three novels set in an alternate 15th-century Venice

His work is published in French, German, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Finnish and American, among others

He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker, currently editor-in-chief of Red magazine. They divide their time between London and Winchester.

Book in order of publication:

NeoAddix (Cyber Noir # 1) – 1997

Remix (Cyber Noir # 2) – 1999

Redrobe (Cyber Noir # 3) – 2000

Pashazade ( Arabesk # 1)  – 2001

Effendi (Arabesk # 2) – 2002

Lucifer’s Dragon (Cyber Noir # 4) – 2003

Felaheen(Arabesk # 3) – 2003

Stamping Butterflies – 2004

9Tail Fox – 2005

End of the World Blues – 2006

The Fallen Blade (Assassini # 1)  – 2011

The Outcast Blade (Assassini # 2)  – 2012

The Exiled Blade (Assassini # 3)  – 2013

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