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Simon Toyne

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Simon Toyne was born February 29th, 1968 in Cleethorpes, England, but spent his formative years in Peterborough. He moved further south, to Goldsmiths College, part of the University of London, to study English and Drama then ended up working as a producer, director in commercial television for almost twenty years.

He quit in 2007, just shy of his fortieth birthday, to try and focus more on writing. His first book, Sanctus, became the biggest selling debut thriller of 2011 in the UK and also an international bestseller, translated into 27 languages and published in over 50 countries.

Simon lives with his wife and three children and splits his time between Brighton, the South of France and various cafes and bookshops in between and wherever hi
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Simon Toyne Working for myself and owning the products of my imagination (and being able to tell my boss he's an asshole and knowing he can't fire me.)
Simon Toyne I always seem to get my best ideas when I'm in the middle of writing a book. The idea for 'Solomon Creed/The Searcher' came to me while I was halfway…moreI always seem to get my best ideas when I'm in the middle of writing a book. The idea for 'Solomon Creed/The Searcher' came to me while I was halfway through the first draft of 'The Key'. I had to finish that and write 'The Tower' before I could start work on it.(less)
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Sunday Times top ten bestseller for less than a quid you say? Actually I do. Not sure how long this sale will last so get 'em while they're hot. It's the last book of the Sanctus Trilogy but works as a stand alone and has over 300 5* reviews on Amazon. Click below to see more. I'll shut up now....

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“Stvari se rađaju. Stvari se raspadaju. A elementi tih mrtvih stvari postaju nešto drugo. Ništa ne traje vječno, a ništa ni ne nestaje u potpunosti. Samo ponstane nešto drugo.”
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“The track they were driving along ran parallel with the US border, the most crossed national border in the world – three hundred and fifty million each year, and that was only the legal ones. When George W. Bush had been in office he had pledged to erect a fence along the entire length of the border, almost two thousand miles, at a cost to the American tax payer of almost three million dollars a mile.”
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Simon Toyne The Tower has just been reduced to 99p - not sure for how long, I have no control over these things. Please pass on to anyone you think might have a pound burning a hole in their pocket and several hours to fill. :) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009QU6TLE...


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