With his critically acclaimed novels, Tangier and Madagascar, author Stephen Holgate’s work has been compared to that of masters such as Graham Greene, John le Carré, and Alan Furst. Tangier gained the Independent Booksellers Silver Medal in fiction. Madagascar has gained similar acclaim, receiving a coveted starred review from Publisher’s Weekly and being named as a finalist for the Forward Reviews Book of the Year in general fiction. Bookreader.com listed both novels among its top ten mystery/suspense books of the year. Characterized by intrigue, romance and danger, his books have quickly gained an appreciative audience among readers and critics alike.
His third novel, Sri Lanka, will be published this fall by Blank Slate Press.