JONATHAN GASH is the pen name of John Grant, who also wrote under the name of Graham Gaunt. Born in 1933 in Bolton, Lancashire, Grant trained as a doctor and worked as both a GP and a pathologist. He also served in the Royal Army Medical Corps, where he rose to the rank of Major, and was head of bacteriology at the University of London's School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His first Lovejoy novel, The Judas Pair, won the Crime Writers' Association prestigious John Creasey award in 1977. Grant lives in Colchester, Essex.
Dr Anna Gekoski has worked as a journalist and writer, and more recently has conducted research in the field of forensic psychology. During her time as a national news¬paper reporter she was the ghost-writer for the bestselling Sara Payne: A Mother's Story. She is also the author of Murder by Numbers, a psychological analysis of the childhoods of British serial killers. Anna has degrees in philosophy, criminology, and psychology, and a doctorate in forensic psychology.
Rick Gekoski came from his native America to do a Ph.D at Oxford, and went on to teach English at the University of Warwick. In 1982, sick of lecturing, he decided to become a full-time rare book dealer, specialising in important twentieth-century first editions and manuscripts. He lives in London and spends time each year in Paris and New Zealand.
David Genders has been author of the highly successful annual Tax Guide for the Daily Telegraph since 1982. He is a partner of Sayers Butterworth Chartered Accountants, and since qualifying in 1970 has specialised in taxation, particularly personal tax.
Hamida Ghafour's family left Afghanistan for Toronto in 1981, following the Soviet invasion. After working for Canada's national broadsheets she moved to London in September 2001 and was posted to Kabul by the Telegraph where she also covered events for the Globe and Mail and the Los Angeles Times. She now lives in London and covers Islamic affairs for various international publications.
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AA Gill is the acerbic TV and travel critic of the Sunday Times.
Philip Gooden, author of the Elizabethean-set Nick Revill murder mystery series, has had his short stories published in anthologies. He is also editor, most recently, of The Mammoth Book of Literary Anecdotes. He is actively involved with the Crime Writers' Association and contributes to its magazine, Red Herrings. He lives in Bath.
Héloïse Goodley was a City banker until she made the impulsive decision to join the British Army. Currently she holds the rank of Captain and has completed two tours of Afghanistan in the Air Corps.
ROD GREEN has worked as an editor and author for the past 30 years, writing or contributing to books on a diverse range of topics. He lives in Surrey.
Back in the 1970s Steve Greenhalgh abandoned a promising career in science to join the RSPCA, where he qualified as an inspector in 1973. During a career spanning 28 years he received several awards and commendations relating to animal welfare. His hobbies include playing in a rock band, performance poetry and Oldham Athletic and Accrington Stanley FC.
Douglas Greenwood (d. 2003) had unrivalled knowledge of the resting places of the famous and a most accessible style of writing -- this is a unique book.
KERRY GREENWOOD is the author of more than forty novels and six non-fiction titles, and the editor of two collections. Phryne Fisher is her most successful series to date - there are currently 18 in the series. She lives in Australia with a registered wizard.
MARTIN GURDON is a freelance journalist, columnist and author, specialising in motoring, but writing about a whole raft of other subjects. He is a contributor to the Sunday Telegraph, London Evening Standard, What Diesel and Classic Cars magazine, where he is a columnist. Martin is the author of Hen and the Art of Chicken Maintenance, his first book, and the follow up, Travels with My Chicken.