David Gilman enjoyed many careers, including firefighter, soldier and photographer, before turning to writing full time. He is an award-winning author and screenwriter.
'The narrative goes at breakneck speed but between the action Gilman slowly and deftly unveils Raglan's back-story' * Financial Times * The action is furiously paced ... I thoroughly enjoyed this well written and absolute page turner. It cries out for a sequel. Wholly recommended' * Woman's Way * 'Discover full-on heart-pounding action, plus smart, sharp writing in this absolute reading feast of a book ... This is the first in what promises to be a smash-hit spy thriller series and I already can't wait for the next book ... Shockwaves of action expanded and the storyline tripped me with unexpected developments. Even though I had read the prologue, the ending still came with a whammy' * LoveReading * 'This non-stop cat and mouse thriller circumnavigates the globe and a cornucopia of action ... The Englishman is very good on detail and credible background, the novel has an enigmatic and intriguing hero and excites from page one to a very satisfying end' * Crime Time * 'A tightly plotted, very well told tale of clandestine campaigns, violent revenge and murky dealings at all levels' * SciFi Bulletin. * 'This spy thriller will get your heart racing ... [An] action-packed thriller!' * My Weekly. * 'A pulse-pounding thriller in the mould of the Terry Hayes bestseller, I Am Pilgrim' * Scottish Field * 'Verve, pace, shocks and intrigue, this is spy thriller writing by an author at the zenith of his powers' -- Peter James 'A sweat-inducing tour de force' * The Times * 'The pulse-pounding pace just never lets up' -- Peter May, bestsellling author of Lockdown 'Full of thrills' * Literary Review * 'Fight scenes, car chases, sex romps, lots of foreign locations and dead goons, and even a Bondesque escape by snowmobile ... Vivid and inventive' * Sunday Times * 'The Englishman is electrifying proof that high-tension international thrillers are back - and with an absolute vengeance' -- William Shaw, author of Deadland 'The pace is relentless, the action and fight scenes superbly choreographed and Raglan is nicely complex: an action man with inner depths ... A cracking, finely crafted thriller' * Financial Times *