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Kerry Wilkinson

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Dead men wear gingham, sometimes

The Corpse Wore Gingham

On the Radar — It’s said that dead men don’t wear plaid, but according to American author Ed Lynskey gingham is an acceptable fabric for a murder victim. We like that. We like that very much indeed. So he can head up this week’s round-up of new crime releases. Will you be reading any of[…]

The Return of the King

Mr Mercedes

On the Radar — Don’t worry we haven’t crossed over into Tolkienesque fantasy. The King we’re refering to in the header is none other than Stephen King, whose book Mr Mercedes is the horror author’s first forray into hardboiled detective crime fiction. We can’t wait to get our hands on it, however this week also[…]

Death is death, is death…


On the Radar — Death is death, is death, is death. It can happen in Restoration England, the frozen tundra of northern Sweden, a humid tar-paper shack in North Carolina, or on one of the Royal Navy’s finest ships. Someone dies and, thank goodness, the genre we love always produces someone to track down and[…]

Abductions, exorcisms and power chords


On the Radar — Let’s see – what’s the biggest news this week? The return of Jame Sallis with an interesting premise for his latest novel? Herefordshire exorcist Merrily Watkins on the case in her 12th outing? Back to gangland with Martina Cole? We’ve got a debut crime novel, and a cosy too. Read on[…]

Events: an Autumn of crime


If you missed the annual summer pilgrimage to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, fear not. Autumn has a bumper crop of crime author events from bookshop appearances to major festivals. Appropriately for a former rock star (in Norway, that is), Jo Nesbo is on a UK and Ireland tour from 12-16[…]

A summertime of crime

Playing With Fire

On The Radar — Summer has finally arrived and what better way to enjoy the heatwave we’ve been promised, than with an ice cold jug of Pimms and some of the latest crime fiction currently on offer. Amongst our latest new releases are the return of East London private eyes Arnold and Hakim, a less than[…]

Think of the Children


Written by Kerry Wilkinson – Following the huge success of his three self-published novels Locked In, Vigilante and The Woman in Black, Think of the Children is Kerry Wilkinson’s first new book published since signing with the major international publisher Pan Macmillan. It’s the fourth book in the DS Jessica Daniel series and follows the[…]

Books news: This will go viral!


On the Radar — Our weekly column featuring new crime fiction releases will hopefully find you looking for interesting titles to add to your to be read list. We’ve got a brand new voice from America, and three British authors who made their names self-publishing before landing book deals. Plus, the highly respected Ken Bruen[…]

Kerry Wilkinson lands Pan Macmillan deal


The top selling Kindle and iBook crime fiction author Kerry Wilkinson has just signed a three book deal with the international publishing house Pan Macmillan. This follows on from the tremendous success of his novels Locked In, Vigilante and The Woman in Black which have rarely been outside the top 10 in Amazon UK’s Crime,[…]

NTN: The Woman in Black


Written by Kerry Wilkinson — The Woman in Black is the third, and latest, Jessica Daniel book. It follows Locked In and Vigilante which, until very recently, occupied the top two positions in the Crime, Thriller & Mystery section of Amazon’s Kindle bookstore, and have been in the top 10 for a long time. New[…]

NTN: Kerry Wilkinson interviewed


By day Kerry Wilkinson is a sports journalist, but in his spare time he decided to challenge himself and write a crime novel. What he came up with was Locked In, the first Jessica Daniel novel. Rather than send it off to agents and publishers, he worked out how to release it himself on Kindle[…]