Adam Hamdy

Interviewed 29 April 2023

Adam Hamdy

Adam Hamdy was born and raised (for the most part) in London. As a child, he spent three years living in Cairo and went to school in Giza, near the Pyramids. He read law at Oxford and Philosophy at London, so he can tell you why something is morally wrong and then come up with cunning small print to enable you to get away with it.

He left a successful career as a management consultant to pursue his passion for storytelling, and now writes novels and screenplays for film and TV.

He’s a Clay Pigeon Shooting Association gold marksman, has almost died rock climbing, and is a veteran (code for experienced but not necessarily good) skier.

He’s fascinated by big questions. Why are we here? What does it all mean? Did Han Solo really have to die?

Adam lives in Mauritius with his wife, author Amy McLellan, and their three children.

Books by Adam Hamdy

Black 13

Exiled ex-MI6 agent Scott Pearce and his friends fight a secret war to stop a right wing takeover.

Reviewed on 19 February 2022 by John Cleal

Private Moscow

One of PI Jack Morgan’s oldest friends is shot dead at his company’s New York public launch. In Moscow an office worker is murdered in a bomb blast. Morgan finds a link and exposes a deadly conspiracy.

Reviewed on 22 May 2021 by John Cleal


Met detective Patrick Bailey, FBI agent Christine Ash and photographer John Wallace are reunited in the final battle against an evil organisation.

Reviewed on 27 April 2019 by John Cleal


The death of a journalist triggers an investigation, but a police detective, an FBI agent and a photographer are soon caught up in a wider conspiracy.

Reviewed on 16 December 2017 by Jim Beaman


A man wakes to find a noose around his neck. He is about to die. Why has he been targeted?

Reviewed on 04 March 2017 by Jim Beaman