Stephen Leather was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series. For much of 2011 his self-published eBooks - including The Bestseller, The Basement, Once Bitten and Dreamer's Cat - dominated the UK eBook bestseller lists and sold more than half a million copies. The Basement topped the Kindle charts in the UK and the US, and in total he has sold more than two million eBooks. His bestselling book The Chinaman was filmed as The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan and grossing more than $100 million.
Stephen Leather is the author of books: Hard Landing (Dan Shepherd, #1), Nightfall (Jack Nightingale, #1), The Basement, Midnight (Jack Nightingale, #2), Soft Target (Dan Shepherd, #2), Tall Order (Dan Shepherd #15), Light Touch (Dan Shepherd, #14), Nightmare (Jack Nightingale, #3), Black Ops (Dan Shepherd, #12), Dark Forces (Dan Shepherd, #13)