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About Jake Buchan

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John 'Jake' Buchan was born in Scotland and moved to Wales in 1981 where he worked as a family and hospital doctor. Married with three grown-up children, he lives in Rhayader with his wife and, until a few years ago, Robbie a retired guide dog.


"I have always enjoyed writing and vowed when I had more time, I would write a novel. The idea for a blind detective came from my love of dermatology, the most visual of medical specialities, and my interest in how people cope with adversity, particularly loss of sight. Could you be a blind dermatologist just from listening and asking questions? Could you be a blind detective?... "


There are three books featuring DI John Steadman, the blind detective. The first, Blind Pursuit, was published in 2014 and well received. This was followed by Second Sight in 2017 and a third book Double Vision was published in June 2021.
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