S. J. Watson was born in the Midlands. His first novel was the award-winning Before I Go to Sleep, which has sold more than four million copies in over forty languages, followed by the critically acclaimed novel Second Life. S. J. Watson lives in London.
'Watson gradually turns up the heat while carefully teasing out wicked secrets that the town would rather keep buried... The darkness runs deep in this skilfully plotted chiller.' * Kirkus * 'Second Life is, quite simply, a preposterously enjoyable adventure, one that demands to be devoured in one sitting.' * Weekend Australian on Second Life * 'The summer's single most suspenseful plot belongs to Before I Go To Sleep...pure page-turner.' * New York Times, on Before I Go to Sleep * 'Has an impossible-to-put-down quality...Before I Go to Sleep is a psychological thriller of intricacy and mind-bending qualities.' * Herald Sun on Before I Go to Sleep * 'As far as psychological thrillers go, you can't get much more psychological, or more thrilling.' * Age on Before I Go to Sleep *