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Jon Sutherland (1958–) Biography - Personal, Career, Honors Awards, Writings

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(Jak Shadow, Jonathan D. Sutherland, Jonathan David Sutherland)

Personal

Born 1958, in Halesworth, Suffolk, England; Education: Guildhall University, B.S. (politics and sociology; joint honors), 1981. Hobbies and other interests: Military history, war-gaming.

Career

Writer, editor, and educator. Games Workshop, London, England, editor, 1983–85; College of North-East London, lecturer, 1985–89; Great Yarmouth College, Norfolk, England, lecturer, 1989–2000.

Honors Awards

Best of Reference designation, New York Libraries, and Editor's Choice designation, Booklist, both 2004, both for African Americans at War.

Writings

ADVENTURE GAME BOOKS

(With Simon Farrell) Madame Guillotine: The French Revolution, illustrated by Brian Williams, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1986.

(With Simon Farrell) The Last Invasion: 1066, illustrated by Bill Houston, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1986.

(With Simon Farrell) Through the Wire: The Great Escape, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1986.

(With Simon Farrell) Sword and Flame: The English Civil War, illustrated by Bill Houston, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1986.

(With Simon Farrell) Redcoats and Minutemen: The American War of Independence, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1987.

(With Simon Farrell) Bardik the Thief, illustrated by Paul Bonner, Methuen (London, England), 1987.

(With Simon Farrell) Issel: Warrior King, illustrated by John Blanche, Methuen (London, England), 1987.

(With Simon Farrell) Your Party Needs You: The Election Gamebook, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1987.

Thunder in the Glens: The Jacobite Rebellion, Andre Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1987.

(With Simon Farrell) Darian: Master Magician, illustrated by John Blanche, Methuen (London, England), 1988.

(With Simon Farrell) Coreus the Prince, Methuen (London, England), 1988.

(With Simon Farrell) The Fear Factor: Terrorism in the City, Andrew Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1988.

(With Simon Farrell) Blazing Beacons: The Spanish Armada, Andrew Deutsch/Collins (London, England), 1988.

Fantom Empires: The Brick Lane Golem, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

Fantom Empires: The Devil's Chariot, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2006.

GAME BOOKS; TELEVISION TIE-INS

(With Diane Canwell) Visionaries, Marks & Spencer, 1986.

(With Diane Canwell) Transformers (based on the television series), Marks & Spencer, 1987.

(With Diane Canwell) The Interceptor, Chatsworth Publishing, 1987.

(With Diane Canwell) Star Trek (based on the television series), Simon & Schuster, 1990.

(With Nigel Gross) The Zone Zapper ("Sonic the Hedgehog" series), Fantail (London, England), 1994.

(With Nigel Gross) Sonic vs. Zonik ("Sonic the Hedgehog" series), Fantail (London, England), 1994.

(With Nigel Gross) Street Fighter II: Yak Attack, Boxtree (London, England), 1995.

(With Nigel Gross) Street Fighter II: Dragon's Breath, Boxtree (London, England), 1995.

(With Nigel Gross) Genesis Quest ("Lemmings Adventure Gamebook" series), Penguin (London, England), 1995.

Hypnosis Enigma ("Lemmings Adventure Gamebook" series), Penguin (London, England), 1995.

Lemmings Adventure Gamebook (includes Genesis Quest and Hypnosis Enigman), Penguin (London, England), 1995.

"FOOTBALL FANTASY" SERIES; INTERACTIVE FICTION; WITH GARY CHALK

Thames United, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Mersey City, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Bridgewater United, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Trent, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Medway Athletic, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Tyne United, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2004.

Clyde Rovers, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

Avon United, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

Derwent Town, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

Tame Wanderers, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

"FEAR" SERIES; UNDER PSEUDONYM JAK SHADOW

The Emerald Pirate, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

The Spymaster, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

The Crime Lord, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

The Space Plague, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2005.

The Fear Agency, Wizard (Thriplow, England), 2006.

NONFICTION

(With Nigel Gross) The Unauthorized How-to-Beat-Nintendo Gamebook, Boxtree (London, England), 1990.

(With Nigel Gross) Insurance in Action, Lloyds of London (London, England), 1991.

(With Nigel Gross) Marketing in Action (with case studies), Pitman Publishing (London, England), 1991.

David Beckham, Invincible Press (London, England), 1997.

(With others) Snapshots in Time: 100 Years of Change, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 1998.

(As Jonathan D. Sutherland) Speed and Power, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 1998.

Encyclopedia of World History, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 1999.

Encyclopedia of British History, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 1999.

Encyclopedia of World Facts, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 1999.

Ghosts of Great Britain, Breedon Books (Derby, England), 2001.

British History, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 2001.

World History, Dempsey Parr (Bristol, England), 2001.

Unsolved Victorian Murders, Breedon Books (Derby, England), 2002.

Ghosts of London, Breedon Books (Derby, England), 2002.

Irish History, The Foundry, 2002.

British History, The Foundry, 2002.

World History, The Foundry, 2002.

Tanks and AFV's of World War II, Airlife (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2002.

Commanders and Heroes of the American Civil War, Airlife (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2002.

Battles of the American Civil War, Airlife (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2002.

Elite Forces of World War II, Airlife/Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2003.

Napoleonic Battles, Airlife/Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2003.

African Americans at War: An Encyclopedia, 2 volumes, ABC-CLIO (Santa Barbara, CA), 2003.

Europa Militaria: Union Troops, Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2005.

Europa Militaria: Confederate Troops, Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2005.

How to Paint Wargame Figures, Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2006.

How to Make and Paint Wargame Terrain, Crowood (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England), 2006.

Wargaming the American Civil War, Cerberus, 2006.

NONFICTION; WITH DIANE CANWELL

Business: Intermediate GNVQ, Pitman Publishing, 1994, 2nd edition, 1995.

Advanced Business, Hodder Educations (London, England), 1994, 2nd edition, 1995.

Business Organisations and Systems, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Marketing, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Human Resources, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Business in the Economy, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Production and Employment, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Financial Forecasting, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Financial Transactions, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Business Planning, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Foundation Business, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Foundation Business Options, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Foundation Leisure and Tourism, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Foundation Leisure and Tourism Options, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Operating Admin Systems, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Consumer Protection, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1996.

Organisational Structures and Processes, Pitman Publishing (London, England), 1997.

Planning and Decision Making, Pitman Publishing (London, England), 1997.

Business Administration for Secretarial Certificates, Heinemann (Oxford, England), 1997.

Intermediate IT, Hodder Educational (London, England), 1997.

Communication in Business, Heinemann (Oxford, England), 1997.

World War II: A Source Book, Flame Tree (London, England), 2003.

True Crime, The Foundry, 2003.

RAF Air/Sea Rescue Service 1918–1986, Pen and Sword (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England), 2005.

Saxons and Normans at War, Cerberus, 2005.

Romans and Carthaginians at War, Cerberus, 2005.

African Americans in the Vietnam War ("American Experience in Vietnam" series), World Almanac Library (Milwaukee, WI), 2005.

American Women in the Vietnam War ("American Experience in Vietnam" series), 2005.

BTEC First Business, Nelson Thornes (Gloucestershire, England), 2005, 2nd edition, 2006.

Norfolk Murders, Fort (Ayre, Scotland), 2006.

Beautiful Gardens, The Foundry, 2006.

Flying Insects, Amber Books (London, England), 2006.

Social Insects, Amber Books (London, England), 2006.

Also co-author of "Hodder GNVQ" unit book series and business texts for Nelson-Thornes and Edexel.

NONFICTION; UNDER NAME JONATHAN SUTHERLAND; WITH DIANE CANWELL

The Zulu Kings and Their Armies, Leo Cooper (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England), 2004.

Key Concepts in Accounting and Finance, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Marketing, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Human Resource Management, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Operations Management, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in International Business, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Strategic Management, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Management, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

Key Concepts in Business Practice, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

The First Battle of Britain (1917–18), Leo Cooper (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England), 2006.

The Battle of Jutland, Leo Cooper (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England), 2007.

The Berlin Airlift, Leo Cooper (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England), 2007.

TELEVISION SCRIPTS

(With others) The Crystal Maze (television game show), Chatsworth TV, 1987.

The Haunted Dungeon (television series), ITV, 1988.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, July, 2004, review of African Americans at War: An Encyclopedia, p. 1860; January 1, 2005, review of African Americans at War, p. 779.

Choice, September, 2004, S.D. Campbell, review of African Americans at War, p. 82.

Journal of Military History, October, 2004, Bernard C. Nalty, review of African Americans at War, p. 1302.

Reference Reviews, March, 2004, John Lawrence, review of African Americans at War; May, 2004, Blanche Woolls, review of African Americans at War.

School Library Journal, June, 2004, Janet Woodward, review of African Americans at War, p. 89.

ONLINE

Wizard Publishers Web site, http://www.iconbooks.co.uk/wizard (December 19, 2005).

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