Jason Goodwin is the author of four non-fiction books: The Gunpowder Gardens: Travels in China and India in Search of Tea (Thomas Cook Award finalist); On Foot to the Golden Horn, which won the John Llewellyn Rhys/Mail on Sunday Prize in 1993, and Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire.
His first Istanbul mystery, The Janissary Tree, became an international bestseller and won the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2007; translated into over 40 languages, the series continues with The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card and An Evil Eye. A fifth mystery will be published in the Summer.
Jason Goodwin lives in Dorset with his wife Kate and their four children.
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Books by Jason Goodwin
Istanbul, 1838. In his European palace on the Bosphorus, Sultan Mahmud II, architect of Ottoman reform, is dying and the city swirls with rumours and alarms.
The unexpected arrival of ...