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Ian W Sainsbury

Born at an early age, Ian W Sainsbury quickly learned to talk about himself in the third person, meaning a career in the arts was all but inevitable. In 1987, he ran away from university to join the circus, playing in a band providing accompaniment for monkeys riding on pigs.

Finding it hard to match such early success, Ian played piano on cruise ships before spending over a decade singing in European piano bars. He also ran (and still does) a choir or two, singing pop stuff in a pub.

The next career move was obvious, and no one was surprised when Ian spent five years as a stand-up comic. He also began writing music and material for ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, including co-writing Zerdin’s Vegas show in 2016.

After music, circuses, puppets, comedy and choirs, Ian pooled his earnings to date and was able to buy a palatial two-man tent and a skateboard. It was at this point that he decided the world might be ready for a novel or two.
 Since The World Walker appeared on Amazon in 2016, Ian has—to his amazement—found he is one of those people who does what he loves for a living without having to sell a kidney.

He lives in East Anglia with Mrs S, two daughters and a flatulent dog.

Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction
World Walker
   1. The World Walker (2016)
   2. The Unmaking Engine (2016)
   3. The Seventeenth Year (2017)
   4. The Unnamed Way (2017)
   1. Children of the Deterrent (2017)
   2. Halfheroes (2018)
   3. The Last of the First (2018)
Jimmy Blue
   1. Winter Falls (2021)
   2. Run, Hide, Die (2021)
   3. A Violent Life (2021)
   4. Desolation Station (2022)
   An Inside Job (2022)
   Anger Management (2022)

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