Adrian de Hoog was educated in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Oxford, and spent 30 years working as a Canadian diplomat in countries as varied as Kenya and Germany.
Adrian de Hoog lives in Ottawa. His first novel, The Berlin Assignment, published in 2006, was a tale of political intrigue with German re-unification providing the backdrop. The scope of his second novel, Borderless Deceit, is more international still. The intrigue spills effortlessly across borders; individual privacy is in short supply.