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Simon Fairfax

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I write in two different genres: International financial thrillers and medieval fiction.
I am a former Chartered Surveyor, Editor of an online polo magazine having played for a number of years and practiced martial arts, fencing and shooting. I now restore old classic sports cars for fun.

As a lover of crime thrillers and espionage, I turned what is seen by others as a dull 9 – 5 job into something that is exciting, as close to real life as possible, with Rupert Brett, my unwilling hero.

My new medieval series now has two books released in a proposed 6 book series. The first A Knight and a Spy 1410 set in a tumultuous time at the English court. It tells the story of Jamie de Grispere squire in training and his two companions as they fight the
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Simon Fairfax A Knight and a Spy 1411, the second in my medieval series. It will continue with the adventures of Jamie de Grispere and his two friends taking them i…moreA Knight and a Spy 1411, the second in my medieval series. It will continue with the adventures of Jamie de Grispere and his two friends taking them into another exciting and eventful year in English history. As ever the research is everything and I'v found some fascinating sources for research.(less)
Simon Fairfax I am very lucky as I can 'just write'. I love it and would rather write than watch a film or tv. I can write anywhere, on a train, in a room of people…moreI am very lucky as I can 'just write'. I love it and would rather write than watch a film or tv. I can write anywhere, on a train, in a room of people, or at my desk. I write in my head whilst walking, running or swimming and have to rush back to get the thoughts down.(less)
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I am proud to announce that I have been picked as a finalist for the prestigious Wishing Shelf Awards in the Adult Fiction category for the fourth in my Deal Series-A Deal on Ice
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A Knight and a Spy 1411 by Simon Fairfax
"A good and entertaining read.

I like the characters and the way the plot unfolds. I also like the critters in the story. I hope the next in the series is a bit longer."
A Knight and a Spy 1411 by Simon Fairfax
"A fantastic follow up to 1410, I loved being back in the company of Jamie, Christo, and Mark! Simon Fairfax has created three wonderful characters and transplanted them into the later stages of the reign of King Henry IV of England. Yes, this is an h" Read more of this review »
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A new take and interesting take on the times of Alfred seen through the perspective of the times through the eyes of the Danes and their lives as they came to terms with all that was happening in the north of the kingdom.
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A Knight and a Spy 1410 by Simon Fairfax
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A Knight and a Spy 1410 by Simon Fairfax
"I loved this book. Set in the turbulent times of 1410, when Henry IV is clinging to power, we meet first Christoforo Curio, an Italian assassin who stumbles into the employ of Thomas de Grispere, a Merchant trader of wool and cloth. De Grispere helps" Read more of this review »
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You can smell the fear!
So good to find a gripping, authentic financial thriller that makes a great change from the usual diet of serial killers, damaged detectives and super assassins.
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