Deliciously dark crime as part of the launch of Penguin Picks.
Nick Stone was born in 1966 to a Scottish father and Haitian mother. He spent his early years in Haiti before returning to England in 1971 to finish his schooling. As a teenager he took up boxing, but gave it up to read history at Cambridge. Nick is married and lives in London. King of Swords is his second novel.
Terrifying, exhilarating, breathlessly compelling * Daily Express * Ambitious and original . . . an atmospheric, scary read * Observer *