A gripping, funny and twisty new spy thriller
Born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1975 Khurrum moved to England when he was one. He is a west London boy and now lives in Berkshire with his wife and two sons.
Khurrum is currently working as a Senior IT Officer but his real love is writing. He has a screenplay which has been optioned by a Danish TV producer but is now concentrating on novels.
Praise for Homegrown Hero:
`Thrilling and immersive ...violence, love, humour and razor-sharp observation keep the pages turning' Sunday Times Crime Club
`A timely addition to the new breed of socially committed British thrillers.' Guardian
`Brilliantly epic. Jay is now definitely one of my favourite fictional characters ever. Homegrown Hero is a wild ride of hilarity and horror - I spent the final pages reading madly and clutching my head.' lizlovesbooks.com
`I thought that Khurrum Rahman's first novel, East Of Hounslow, was very good. Homegrown Hero is even better. An absolutely cracking story which is full of tension, extremely exciting and which I found difficult to put down. Absolutely excellent' Sid N, Netgalley
`I was gripped from start to finish.' Elaine T, Netgalley
`Nail biting ... With a splash of humour, a likeable protagonist, and a sympathetic antagonist you can't help but root for too, there really is little not to like.' James P, Netgalley
Praise for East of Hounslow:
`A brilliant thriller. You'd be mad not to buy this.'
`Sweary, funny and, above all, an absolutely cracking thriller that you'll tear through, this is the anti-James Bond that the 21st century needs' Emerald Street
'East of Hounslow, in which a young Muslim finds himself forced to become an MI5 plant in a group of jihadists, is as British as Nelson's Colum...[a] superb and exciting debut novel' Telegraph
A `very funny, tense thriller...Think Four Lions meets Phone
`As much a coming-of-age story as a full-on action thriller, East of Hounslow is thought-provoking and entirely gripping.' Guardian
`Builds to a heart-constricting climax' Times Crime Club
`Hilarious. Brilliant. So absorbing, you forget the rest of the world exists.' Christine, Northern Crime