Martin Roth (www.authormartinroth.com) is a veteran journalist and foreign correspondent, and the author of many books.
He has worked on daily and Sunday newspapers in England, Australia, New Zealand and Greece. For seventeen years he lived in Tokyo, and his reports from Asia have appeared in leading publications around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun.
He has also spent six months working on kibbutzim in Israel.
He has written about his background in Buddhism -
* Journey Out Of Nothing: My Buddhist Path to Christianity
His first two devotional studies are -
* Love, Justice and Power: The Message of Passover for Christians
* A Psalm for the Battle: Reflections on Psalm 18, Christians and Warfare
The first three books in his Johnny Ravine private detective series are -
* Prophets and Loss
* Hot Rock Dreaming (Australian Christian Book of the Year finalist)
* Burning at the Boss
His Brother Half Angel international thrillers focus on the persecuted church. They feature Brother Half Angel, an abrasive former military man who heads a clandestine new military order that is dedicated to fighting for the rights of persecuted Christians around the world. The first five in the series are -
* Brother Half Angel
* The Maria Kannon
* Military Orders
* Festival in the Desert
* The Coptic Martyr of Cairo
The first two novels in his Feisty Ferreira series of financial thrillers are -
* Tokyo Bossa Nova
* The Kalgoorlie Skimpy
He lives in Australia with his Korean wife and three sons.