The website for author Tony Auffret
How do you become a thriller writer? By training and profession I have been a scientist, initially in academia then subsequently in industry. A career that has not been remote from writing but it has been intelligent rather than creative writing.
So why change?
In the 1990s I worked in a small biotech start-up on the Cambridge Science Park. Let me just say that some interesting things happened. Events and occurrences that I always felt would have the makings of a good story one day. That day has come.
The Tufton Street Saga
The saga began with 'The Death of a Smoker'. Described as 'an intellectual cat-and-mouse game, layered upon the proclivities of British scientists, spies, and spy masters'.
'Unsavoury Business' sees Harry Nevile and his team facing a new threat. 'Tantalising the most clued up fans of the genre.'
Latest Blog: September, 2023.
Call Me Sweetie to the Popcorn Bush
In which I reveal my writing technique, warts and all, and admit to a couple of failures. People are asking for a third novel in the Tufton Street Saga, but what are they looking for? Have I just lost the plot?