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S.J. WatsonSteve "S. J." Watson (born 1971) is an English writer. He debuted in 2011 with the thriller novel Before I Go to Sleep which became a bestseller around the world. It was a personal favorite of John and other members of our staff.

The novel also won The Crime Writers' Association Award for Best Debut Novel and The Galaxy National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year. The film of the book, starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong, and directed by Rowan Joffe, was released in September 2014. Watson's second novel, Second Life, was published February 2015 and received critical acclaim.

Watson was born in Stourbridge, in the West Midlands. He studied Physics at the University of Birmingham and then moved to London, where he worked in various hospitals and specialized as an audiologist in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing-impaired children.

He now lives in London.

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His website: www.sjwatson-books.com
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Second Life | Watson, S.J. | Signed First Edition Book Watson, S.J. | Second Life | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2015 NY: HarperCollins First Edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Second Life | Watson, S.J. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Watson, S.J. | Second Life | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Before I Go to Sleep | Watson, S.J. | Signed Book Club Edition Watson, S.J. | Before I Go to Sleep | Signed Book Club Edition

2011 NY: Harper Book club edition, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Second Life | Watson, S.J. | Signed First Edition Book Watson, S.J. | Second Life | Signed First Edition Copy

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Second Life | Watson, S.J. | Signed First Edition UK Book Watson, S.J. | Second Life | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2015 LON: Doubleday First UK Edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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S.J. Watson Bibliography

  • Before I Go to Sleep - 2011
  • Second Life - 2015

S.J. Watson Awards

  • Winner of the 2011 Crime Writer's Association John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
  • Winner of the Galaxy National UK Thriller & Crime Novel of the Year, 2011
  • Winner of the Dutch Crimezone Debut of the Year, 2012
  • Winner of the French SNCF Prix du Polar prize for best Crime Novel, 2012
  • Winner of the Crimefest Audible Sounds of Crime Award for Best Unabridged Audiobook, 2012 (read by Susannah Harker)

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