MAXIM JAKUBOWSKI is a London-based novelist and editor. He was born in the UK and
educated in France. Following a career in book publishing, he opened the world-famous
Murder One bookshop in London in 1988. He compiles two acclaimed annual series for the
Mammoth list: Best New Erotica and Best British Crime. He is a winner of the Anthony and
the Karel Awards, a frequent TV and radio broadcaster, crime columnist for the Guardian
newspaper and Literary Director of London s Crime Scene Festival. His latest thriller is I
Was Waiting for You.