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Welcome to my Official Website

Whether you’ve been a fan of my books and dramas for years, or are just discovering my work for the first time, this site will provide you with the most up-to-date information about my life in crime. It’s always great to hear from you, so stay in touch either through this site, or follow me on Facebook or Twitter. Thank you for dropping by.

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Recent News

TENNISON – First look at the jacket!

I had never thought about focusing on Jane’s early life and career. When we first meet her in Prime Suspect, Jane (played by Helen Mirren) is 45 years old and already a DCI. The idea for TENNISON came about when I was asked by a reader at an event in Sheffield in 2013 “Where did Jane Tennison come from?”. The question stayed with me and I slowly began to create her past. Read more →

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Before Prime Suspect There Was Tennison

On this Day…

I am Reading…

A Third Face – My Tale of Writing, Fighting and Filmmaking

by Samuel Fuller

I am Watching…


French detective series – Brilliant!


Book covers

Over 30 of my books are currently in print. Read all about the novels and series in the main books section.

TV and DVD

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There have been several award-winning adaptations of my books for television and major, specially commissioned series. Read more in the TV & DVD section.

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