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is a contemporary British author of mystery novels and nonfiction. His works have been reviewed by Publishers Weekly
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, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal
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. He is known for his "convincing" depiction of World War II and Berlin, likely due to his studies and familiarity with the subject. Four of his books are based around Anglo-American character John Russell exploring Germany in the 1940s.
His contributions to the studies of World War II history have appeared in both historical nonfiction and fictional thrillers. His studies mainly examine the simultaneous events that decided "the fate of Germany and Japan" toward the end of the war. He has also been known to write under the pseudonym David Monnery
and also wrote An Atlas of Territorial and Border Disputes
(1980, New English Library, ISBN 0450048047).
- Silesian Station (2008) ISBN 978-1-56947-573-7
- Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-two Days that Decided World War II, Nonfiction (2009) ISBN 0306816202
- Stettin Station (2011) ISBN 9781569479193
- Zoo Station (2011) ISBN 9781569479711
- Potsdam Station (2012) ISBN 1569479178
- Lehrter Station (2012) ISBN 978-1-61695-074-3