Ian Coates graduated with honours in engineering. He worked in
the high-tech electronics industry for over twenty-five years, where he
specialised in the design of radio communication equipment. His
of that environment always triggered his imagination to think about the
mysterious world of international spies.
A lifelong love of books led him into writing, but
being named one of
the winners in the Writers? & Artists? Yearbook centenary novel
competition that spurred him on to complete his thriller, Eavesdrop.
novel was written largely on planes and in airport lounges as well
as in snatched moments before starting work each morning. Eavesdrop
scheduled for release later this year by Bad Day Books, an imprint of
Ian lives and writes in Buckinghamshire, England,
wife and two