Trevanian was the pen name of Dr Rodney William Whitaker. He wrote several classic international bestsellers, including SHIBUMI and THE EIGER SANCTION. He died in 2005.
Don Winslow is the award-winning author of several novels, including THE POWER OF THE DOG and THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z. He has been a private investigator, an actor, director, movie theatre manager and safari guide. Born in New York he currently lives in the San Diego area with his family.
Nicholai Hel exploded onto the scene in Trevanian's 1970s blockbuster SHIBUMI. Now critically acclaimed novelist Don Winslow continues the story and reveals how Nicolai Hel became the world's most dangerous assassin. The exciting reinvention of a hugely popular brand by one of the foremost crime writers in America will introduce Trevanian to a whole new generation of readers. No less gripping than Shibumi, Satori follows assassin Nicholai Hel across Asia as he fights to regain his freedom. Don Winslow was shortlisted for the 2010 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger.