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Matt Rees


(Matt Beynon Rees)
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Matt Rees, (also known as Matt Beynon Rees, born in Newport, Wales) is a Welsh novelist and former journalist. He is the author of the Omar Yussef (character) series of mystery novels about a Palestinian sleuth and of historical crime novels. He is the winner of a Crime Writers Association Dagger for his crime fiction. He lives in Jerusalem.

Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Historical Mystery
 
Series
Omar Yussef
   1. The Bethlehem Murders (2007)
     aka The Collaborator of Bethlehem
   2. The Saladin Murders (2008)
     aka A Grave in Gaza
   3. The Samaritan's Secret (2009)
   4. The Fourth Assassin (2010)
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Novels
   Mozart's Last Aria (2011)
   A Name in Blood (2012)
   The Ambassador (2015) (with Yehuda Avner)
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Non fiction
   Cain's Field (2008)
   Psychobibi (2013) (with Matthew Kalman)
   The Murder of Yasser Arafat (2013) (with Matthew Kalman)
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Awards
Barry Awards Best First Novel nominee (2008) : The Bethlehem Murders
Macavity Awards Best First Novel nominee (2008) : The Bethlehem Murders