CHARLES STROSS is a British SF writer, born in Leeds, England, and living in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has worked as a tech writer, a programmer, a journalist, and a pharmacist; he holds degrees in pharmacy and in computer science. He has won three Hugo Awards for his short fiction, including in 2014 for Equoid, a Laundry Files novella originally published on Tor.com.
Stross still spins a heck of a yarn. --Kirkus Reviews on The Delirium Brief Gaudy and gory....This is Stross in one of his darker moods....The political side of the book...signals some of the real-world anxieties that stand behind the entire series. --Locus on The Delirium Brief A fast-paced blend of espionage thrills, mundane office comedy and Lovecraftian horror. --SFX on The Rhesus Chart Alternately chilling and hilarious. --Publishers Weekly on The Jennifer Morgue Combines a le Carre-style espionage thriller with Lovecraftian horror to great effect. --The Guardian on The Fuller Memorandum Smart, literate, funny. --Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians A bizarre yet effective yoking of the spy and horror genres. --The Washington Post Book World Imagine a world where gnarly Lovecraftian demons are all too real yet are routinely neutralized with high-tech wizardry by a supersecret British spy agency, and you'll get an inkling of the genre-bending territory Stross explores in his Laundry Files novels. --Booklist on The Fuller Memorandum