In 1984, Daniel Easterman (Denis MacEoin) embarked on writing international thrillers. Under the Easterman name, he has published fifteen novels, many of them best-sellers. Among the best known are: The Seventh Sanctuary, The Judas Testament, and The Spear of Destiny. Under a second pen-name, Jonathan Aycliffe, he has written a further eight novels, all ghost stories in the classic English tradition. Naomi's Room has been optioned for film in Hollywood, and The Vanishment and The Matrix have recently been optioned by two British film companies. He has recently worked extensively on radical Islam in the UK for the think tank Policy Exchange and has written a full-scale report on Islamic hate literature found in Britain. He has also written two reports for the think tank Civitas, one on Muslim schools in the UK and one on the legality of shari'a law in Britain.