William Boyd

William Boyd is the author of 14 novels, including A GOOD MAN IN AFRICA, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; AN ICE-CREAM WAR, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; ANY HUMAN HEART, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet and adapted into a BAFTA-winning Channel 4 drama; RESTLESS, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard & Judy selection; the Sunday Times bestseller WAITING FOR SUNRISE, and, most recently, SOLO, a James Bond novel. William Boyd lives in London and France.

William Boyd

Books by William Boyd

by William Boyd - Fiction, Historical Fiction

When Amory Clay was born, her disappointed father gave her an androgynous name and announced the birth of a son. But this daughter was not one to let others define her; Amory became a woman who accepted no limits to what that could mean, and, from the time she picked up her first camera, one who would record her own version of events. Moving freely between London and New York, between photojournalism and fashion photography, and between the men who love her on complicated terms, Amory establishes her reputation as a risk taker and a passionate life traveler.

by William Boyd - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

It's 1969 and, having just celebrated his 45th birthday, James Bond --- British special agent 007 --- is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.

by William Boyd - Espionage, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Lysander Rief, a young English actor, becomes caught up in a feverish affair with a beautiful, enigmatic woman. When she goes to the police to press charges of rape, however, he is stunned. Only a carefully plotted escape saves him from trial. But the frenzied getaway sets off a chain of events that steadily dismantles Lysander's life as he knows it.

by William Boyd - Fiction

Any Human Heart is a moving, ambitious and richly conceived novel that embodies the heroics and follies of twentieth-century life.