Titus Müller, born in Leipzig in 1977, studied Literature, History and Journalism in Berlin. At the age of 21, he founded the literary magazine Federwelt and has since published sixteen novels, most recently Der letzte Auftrag. He lives with his family in Landshut, is a member of PEN, and has been awarded the C.S. Lewis Prize and the Sir Walter Scott Prize, among others. His current trilogy about Die fremde Spionin put him on the SPIEGEL bestseller list and was also praised by intelligence insiders.