James Wolff is the author of Beside the Syrian Sea, a Times Book of the Month and an Evening Standard Book of the Year.

His new novel, How to Betray Your Country, was published in the UK and US in 2021.

James Wolff worked for the British government for over 10 years. He grew up in the Middle East and now lives in London.

Two bull’s-eyes from two throws suggest the arrival of a major talent.” Andrew Rosenheim, Andrew Rosenheim, The Spectator

“Best new spy novel by a mile…don’t let this one pass you by if you are a fan of intelligent, complex spy thrillers.”

NB Magazine, Top Noir Novels of 2018