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John Lawton

UK flag (b.1949)

TV producer, and for past five years full time writer. John Lawton lives in a hilltop village in the Derbyshire Pennines.

Genres: Thriller, Mystery
Frederick Troy
   1. Black Out (1994)
   2. Old Flames (1996)
   3. A Little White Death (1998)
   4. Riptide (2001)
     aka Bluffing Mr. Churchill
   5. Blue Rondo (2004)
     aka Flesh Wounds
   6. Second Violin (2007)
   7. A Lily of the Field (2010)
   8. Friends and Traitors (2017)
Non fiction
John Lawton recommends
Dancing on the Grave (2018)
(CSI Grace McColl and DC Nick Weston, book 1)
Zoë Sharp
"I’m used to cool, hard killers—in fiction that is—but I don’t think I’ve ever come across a cool, hard killer as vulnerable as Edith Airey… Bisley-grade crack-shot she could drop you at half a mile…yet she’s seventeen, the only, lonely child of a dysfunctional family (otherwise known as having a slob for a father) in one of the wilder corners of a wild England. Now…read on…"
The Sandpit (2020)
Nicholas Shakespeare
"Nicholas Shakespeare gathers comparisons to the great and the good. He needs none. He is what he is - a very fine English novelist."
The Starlings of Bucharest (2021)
(Moscow Wolves, book 2)
Sarah Armstrong
"An onviable talent for location and detail."

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