Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever.Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer since 1978.
He now writes better endings than anyone else, and the extended finale is particularly brilliantly orchestrated. - The Sunday Times, Thriller of the Month on A Damned Serious BusinessBritain's finest thriller novelist is still the veteran Gerald Seymour, whose touch remains sure - i Paper on A Damned Serious BusinessAsk aficionados who is Britain's finest thriller writer, and many would answer the veteran Gerald Seymour... A Damned Serious Business sees him once again firing on all cylinders...The hazardous mission is palm-sweatily convincing - Guardian on A Damned Serious Business