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Paul Finch

UK flag (b.1964)

Paul Finch is a former cop and journalist, now turned full-time writer. He cut his literary teeth penning episodes of the British crime drama, The Bill, and has written extensively in the field of film, audio drama and children's animation. He is also well known for his work in the thriller and horror fields.

Paul is a two-times winner of the British Fantasy Award and a one-time winner of the International Horror Guild Award. Paul has also written scripts for several movies. The most recent, The Devil's Rock. Paul lives in Lancashire, with his wife Catherine and his children, Eleanor and Harry.

Genres: Mystery, Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Paul Finch recommends
Follow Me (2015)
(Social Media Murders, book 1)
Angela Clarke
"A fascinating murder mystery and a dark, ironic commentary on modern social media."
The Blood Strand (2016)
(Faroes, book 1)
Chris Ould
"A tense crime thriller woven around a captivating family mystery. Super characters and authentic dialogue. Detective Reyna will run and run."
Obsession (2017)
Amanda Robson
"A compelling psychosexual thriller, with some very dark undertones. Thoroughly intriguing. Amanda Robson is a new name to look out for in dark and disturbing fiction. High quality domestic noir."
99 Red Balloons (2017)
Elisabeth Carpenter
"An intense domestic thriller, twists and turns galore, and a host of family secrets. An absorbing read."
Turn a Blind Eye (2018)
(D.I. Maya Rahman, book 1)
Vicky Newham
"A remarkable portrayal of a crime investigation in modern, multi-cultural Britain."
Do No Harm (2018)
L V Hay
"Prepare to be seriously disturbed."
The Hangman's Hold (2018)
(DCI Matilda Darke, book 4)
Michael Wood
"Tightly delivered and played at exhilarating pace."
The Burning House (2018)
Neil Spring
"A tense supernatural page-turner, loaded with atmospheric dread. Perfect for those long autumn nights."
The Penny Black (2020)
(Ben Braken, book 3)
Rob Parker
"An exciting New voice in British thriller writing."
Perfect Kill (2020)
(DI Callanach, book 6)
Helen Fields
"Read it in two sittings. I literally had no choice. A fast and enthralling thriller, pitting a new, very human hero against one of the scariest psychos I've yet encountered in crime fiction."
Right to Kill (2021)
(Joe Romano, book 1)
John Barlow
"Yorkshire Noir at its most authentic. A gritty, uncompromising thriller, but written from the heart."
The Rule (2021)
David Jackson
"I really enjoyed The Rule. Jackson doesn't do cosy thrillers. There is dark, ultra dark, and then there is The Rule. You've been warned."
A Murder of Lies (2023)
(DCI Garrick Crime Thriller, book 7)
M G Cole
"Dark, grim, tense. A compelling new voice."

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