David John was born in Wales. He trained as a lawyer but made his career in publishing, editing popular books on history and science. In 2009 he moved to Germany to write FLIGHT FROM BERLIN. He lives in Seoul, South Korea, where he is researching his second novel.
During the 1936 Berlin Olympics, cynical British journalist Richard Denham and American Olympic hopeful Eleanor Emerson are determined to report the brutality behind the carefully staged imagery of the Third Reich. They soon become entangled in a treacherous game involving the Gestapo and the British Secret Intelligence Service. At stake: a mysterious dossier that threatens to destroy the leadership of the Third Reich.