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Terry Hayes - Author


Terry Hayes is a former journalist and screen-writer. Born in Sussex, England, he migrated to Australia as a child and trained as a journalist at the country's leading broadsheet. At twenty-one he was appointed North American correspondent, based in New York, and after two years returned to Sydney to become an investigative reporter, political correspondent and columnist. He resigned to produce a prominent current affairs radio program and a short time later, with George Miller, wrote the screenplay for Road Warrior/Mad Max 2. He also co-produced and wrote Dead Calm, the film which launched Nicole Kidman's international movie career, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome and a large number of TV movies and mini-series - including Bodyline and Bangkok Hilton - two of which received international Emmy nominations. In all, he has won over twenty film or television awards. After moving to Los Angeles he worked as a screen-writer on major studio productions. His credits include Payback with Mel Gibson, From Hell, starring Johnny Depp, and Vertical Limit with Chris O'Donnell. He has also done un-credited writing on a host of other movies including Reign of Fire, Cliffhanger and Flightplan, starring Jodie Foster. I Am Pilgrim is his first novel. He and his American wife - Kristen - have four children and live in Switzerland.

Author photo © Kristen Hayes

If you like Terry Hayes you might also like to read books by Richard House, Corban Addison and Simon Toyne.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Terry Hayes

I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
I am Pilgrim
Terry Hayes
Winner of the Crime/Thriller Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards 2014. Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger - Thriller of the Year 2014. A smashing first novel from the screenwriter of DEAD CALM and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
I am Pilgrim
Terry Hayes
One of Maxim Jakubowski's Books of the Year 2013. A smashing first novel from the screenwriter of DEAD CALM and the MAD MAX movies,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2013

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