About the Author


Jon Stock read English at Cambridge University and worked for many years at the Daily Telegraph, where he was editor of the Saturday Weekend section. He is the author of five spy thrillers, including Dead Spy Running, which was published by HarperCollins in 2009 and optioned by Warner Bros.

Author Jon Stock.

Writing as J.S. Monroe, he is also the author of Find Me, a psychological thriller published in February 2017 by Head of Zeus. It has been sold to nine countries. Jon lives in Wiltshire with his wife and three children, all of whom are regular visitors to Cornwall.

Books by Jon Stock

The cover of Find Me by J. S. Monroe, AKA Jon Stock.

Find Me

Five years ago, Rosa walked to the pier in the dead of night, looked into the swirling water, and jumped. She was a brilliant young Cambridge student who had just lost her father. Her death was tragic, but not unexpected. Was that what really happened?

The coroner says it was suicide. But Rosa's boyfriend Jar can't let go. He sees Rosa everywhere – a face on the train, a figure on the cliff. He is obsessed with proving that she is still alive. And then he gets an email...Find me, Jar. Find me, before they do...

The cover of spy novel To Snare a Spy.

To Snare A Spy

To Snare A Spy is a short spy thriller that was written and set at The Nare, by acclaimed author Jon Stock. As a short thriller, the book is a great pool-side read, as well as an ideal gift for friends and family.

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The cover of Dead Spy Running by Jon Stock.

Dead Spy Running

Suspended MI6 agent Daniel Marchant is running out of time. He’s alongside a man strapped with explosives at the London Marathon. If they drop their speed the belt will detonate, killing all around them. But is Marchant secretly working for the terrorists?

The cover of Games Traitors Play by Jon Stock.

Games Traitors Play

Salim Dhar is the world's most wanted terrorist. The CIA is under pressure to hunt him down, after he narrowly failed to kill the US president. The borders of Afghanistan and Pakistan are the target of relentless drone strikes. Echelon, the West's intelligence analysis network, is in meltdown, monitoring all channels for the faintest trace of Dhar. But no one can find him. Only Daniel Marchant, renegade MI6 officer, knows where he is.

The cover of Dirty Little Secret by Jon Stock.

Dirty Little Secret

The special relationship between London and Washington is in tatters. Salim Dhar, the world’s most wanted terrorist, has disappeared after an audacious attack on an American target in the UK. The CIA believes Daniel Marchant, renegade MI6 officer, was involved. But Marchant has a bigger secret: Dhar has agreed to work for MI6, promising to protect the UK from future terrorist atrocities.

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