British novelist best known for his popular spy series beginning with 2007's The American. His books have appeared multiple times on the New York Times bestseller list.
His family emigrated to the United States when he was seven, and he served in the U.S. Army from 1999 to 2002.
He unexpectedly died of an undiagnosed heart condition when he was only 27.
He had two siblings, a sister and a brother. His brother passed away two years after his death from a heart condition.
Robert Ludlum was another popular spy novelist.