Simon Wood Quotes
“The world was a self-centered place and he hated it for it. This attitude was the main reason the cats and dogs here at the shelter amazed him so much. They could be subjected to the worst of circumstances and yet give their love to the first person who showed it back. If people could learn that simple aspect, there might be a chance of saving this world.”
“He followed the sound of her worried voice into the living room. She sat on the couch in the living room with Abby and Wiener in descending order of size. The image reminded him of Russian dolls. Like those dolls, the three of them wore blank looks. The policemen from the hospital, Officers Brady and Williams, stood a few feet from the couch, in front of the fireplace. “Oh, hi,” Josh said.”
- Born: in Taplow, The United Kingdom.
- Description: Simon Wood is a California transplant from England. He's an ex-competitive racecar driver, a licensed pilot and an occasional private investigator. He shares his world with his American wife, Julie. Their lives are dominated by a longhaired dachshund and five cats. In the last ten years, he's had over 150 stories and articles published. His stories have been included in “Best of” anthologies and he's a frequent contributor to Writer’s Digest. He's the Anthony Award winner and a Crime Writers Dagger Award finalist. He's the author of Working Stiffs, Accidents Waiting to Happen, Paying the Piper, Terminated, We All Fall Down, Deceptive Practices, The Fall Guy, Hot Seat and Did Not Finish. His latest thriller is, Saving Grace. He also writes horror under the pen name of Simon Janus. Those titles include The Scrubs and Road Rash.