Michael Smith is an award-winning UK journalist and author. He served in British military intelligence before becoming a writer, working as a reporter for the BBC, the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times. Smith is the author of numerous books on spies and special operations including the UK No 1 bestseller Station X, the US bestseller Killer Elite and Foley: The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews, which led to the recognition of former MI6 officer Frank Foley as Righteous Among Nations, the highest award the Israeli state can award to a non-Jew. His first novel No Man Dies Twice is published by Diversion in March 2018. Smith lives in Oxfordshire in England.
Specialist Writer of the Year in the 2006 UK Press Awards