Jon Stock is a British Author and journalist. He was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset and at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He lives in Wiltshire with his wife and three children.Stock left the Daily Telegraph in 2010 to write fulltime. He has worked in India as a foreign correspondent, and has also lived in Cochin, Kerala, where he worked for The Week magazine.The movie rights to Dead Spy Running, a spy thriller published by HarperCollins in July 2009, were acquired by Warner Bros and the film is currently in development. Stephen Gaghan and Jamie Moss have written the script. McG and Kevin McCormick are producing.Dead Spy Running has been published in five languages and is the first in a trilogy. Games Traitors Play was published in 2011 and Dirty Little Secret was published in July 2012. Stock is the author of two other books, both of them spy thrillers: The Riot Act (1997) and The Cardamom Club (2003).