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Boris Starling


Boris is an award-winning screenwriter, novelist and journalist. He has written eight crime novels and has reached the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller lists. His debut novel MESSIAH was made into a primetime BBC1 series which ran for five series, and he has written scripts and developed projects for broadcasters, studios and production companies in the UK, US and Europe. His espionage series KNIGHTSBRIDGE is under option to Acorn Media and FLYTRAP, a psychological thriller is in development with Bandit Film and TV. His non fiction work includes UNCONQUERABLE: THE INVICTUS SPIRIT, about the extraordinary men and women who compete in the Invictus Games and he is also the author of the successful HAYNES EXPLAINS series. Boris is currently writing the first episode of a new series for Genial Productions.
Boris writes regularly for several national newspapers and was writer-in-residence at Max Gate, Thomas Hardy's house. Before becoming a full-time writer he worked for an international consultancy specialising in political risk assessment, confidential investigations and kidnap negotiation. Boris lives in Dorset with his wife, children, dogs and a constantly fluctuating number of chickens and ducks.


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