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Paul Watkins Sam EastlandPaul Watkins (born January 1, 1964) is an American author. He attended the Dragon School, Oxford, Eton and Yale University. He received a B.A. from Yale and was a University Fellow at Syracuse University, New York.

His recollections of his time at the Dragon School and Eton form his autobiographical work Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England (1993). He wrote his first book, Night Over Day Over Night (1988), when he was 16 years old.

Watkins also writes a detective series of novels under the pseudonym Sam Eastland. The series is set in Stalinist Russia with Inspector Pekkala as protagonist.

He is a teacher and writer-in-residence at The Peddie School, and formerly taught at Lawrenceville School.

Watkins lives with his wife, Cathy, and two children, Emma and Oliver, in Hightstown, New Jersey.

Paul Watkins (Sam Eastland) Book List and Awards
His website: www.paulwatkins.com
Inspector Pekkala website: www.inspectorpekkala.com
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Beast in the Red Forest
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The Beast in the Red Forest by Sam Eastland

The Red Moth
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The Red Moth in the Red Forest by Sam Eastland

Archive 17
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Archive 17 Forest by Sam Eastland

Shadow Pass
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Shadow Pass by Sam Eastland

Eye of the Red Tsar
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Eye of the Red Tsar by Sam Eastland
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Paul Watkins / Sam Eastland Bibliography

Fiction

  • Night Over Day Over Night (1988)
  • Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn (1989)
  • In the Blue Light of African Dreams (1990)
  • The Promise of Light (1992)
  • Archangel (1995)
  • The Story of my Disappearance (1997)
  • The Forger (2000)
  • Thunder God (2004)
  • The Ice Soldier (2005)

Inspector Pekkala Series (writing as Sam Eastland)

  1. Eye of the Red Tsar (2010)
  2. The Red Coffin (UK title) / Shadow Pass (US title) (2011)
  3. Siberian Red (UK title) / Archive 17 (US title) (2012)
  4. The Red Moth (2013)
  5. The Beast in the Red Forest (2014)
  6. Red Icon (2015)

Non-Fiction

  • Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England (1993)
  • The Fellowship of Ghosts: Travels in the Land of Midnight Sun (2006)

Paul Watkins Awards

  • 1990 Encore Award

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