Since starting his career as a BBC journalist William has been an award-winning writer of plays for radio, television, the cinema, and the theatre. In his thirties he was a highly successful editor of the BBC's “The Archers”, and executive producer of serial drama for Central Television. Running his own production company he devised and produced the sci-fi serial drama “Jupiter Moon” which sold to over 20 countries round the world.
He wrote the non-fiction Sunday Times best seller “The Archers - the true story”. His novels include the award-winning satire “Jennifer's Friends”, and the highly-acclaimed sci-fi time shift trilogy of “Sinai”, “Pasiphae”, and “Woken's Eye”.
He and his wife Carolynne spend their summers cruising Europe in their boat, and their winters in Devon.
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How can a fresh corpse in a Cairo morgue be 3,500 years old?
From the Egypt of The Exodus, to an Egypt falling under an Islamic revolution Sinai is a timeslip thriller for our time.
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