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Victoria Selman

After graduating from Oxford University, Victoria Selman studied Creative Writing at the City Lit and wrote for the Ham & High and Daily Express newspapers. In 2013 she won the Full Stop Short Story Prize and her first novel, Blood for Blood, was shortlisted for the 2017 Debut Dagger Award.

Genres: Mystery
Victoria Selman recommends
Thin Air (2019)
(Jessica Shaw, book 1)
Lisa Gray
"Thin Air is an assured and fast-paced debut with a compelling central character and plenty of twists to keep you guessing until the very end."
Trance (2019)
(Alex Madison, book 1)
Adam Southward
"Trance is a creepy, dark, and highly original debut. I couldn’t put it down!"
All in Her Head (2020)
Nikki Smith
"A tense, compelling and haunting debut which had me gripped from the first page."
The Babysitter (2020)
Phoebe Morgan
"Smart, suspenseful and oh so twisty, I loved The Babysitter."
The Last to Know (2020)
Jo Furniss
"The Last to Know is a beautifully written novel of psychological suspense charged with intrigue and emotion. Another gem from the very talented Jo Furniss."
Girl A (2021)
Abigail Dean
"You’ll be thinking about GIRL A long after you turn the final page."
Five Minds (2021)
Guy Morpuss
"Extraordinary. Mindblowing, original and fiendishly clever. I'll be thinking about this book for a very long time."
The Echo Man (2022)
(Major Crimes, book 1)
Sam Holland
"Graphic and gruesome, a real bloodbath of a book!"
The Shot (2022)
Sarah Sultoon
"Gritty, hard-hitting and often harrowing - a hugely exciting voice in crime fiction."
The Favor (2022)
Nora Murphy
"Dark, unsettling, brave and compassionate."
Bad for Good (2022)
(DS Jo Howe, book 1)
Graham Bartlett
"Woven with such authenticity and a keen eye for detail, Bad for Good is a cracking procedural that quite literally doesn't pull any punches."
A Stranger on Board (2022)
Cameron Ward
"A Stranger On Board is a taut and thrilling ride. Pure escapist pleasure!"
All I Said Was True (2022)
Imran Mahmood
"A suspenseful and intriguing thriller, layered with authenticity and told with real poise."
The Other Side of Night (2022)
Adam Hamdy
"A real brain bender of a book, I'm still trying to wrap my head around the extraordinary ending. Just mesmerising- bravo Mr Hamdy!"
Keep It in the Family (2022)
John Marrs
"This is John Marrs at his very best - and that's saying something! Dark, twisty and pulsing with 'no let up' tension, Keep it In The Family will have you guessing until the very end - and likely checking out your own attic just to be sure."
The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels (2023)
Janice Hallett
"Agatha Christie has found her heir. A genius premise. A perfect puzzle. Crime fiction fans will not want to miss this one!"

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