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A K Turner



A K Turner likes to create memorable characters, throw them into unusual settings, and add a hefty dose of murder and a twisty-turny plot. Her latest book, Body Language, introduces a new kind of forensic heroine - a crime-solving Goth-girl mortuary technician who talks to the dead, a character first launched in two crime shorts aired on BBC Radio 4. A K's previous series, written under the pen name Anya Lipska, starred a London-based Polish fixer who's happy to crack heads to solve crimes - which saw her being selected for Val McDermid's prestigious New Blood Panel at Harrogate Crime Festival in 2012.

A K (aka Ali) lives in East London where she is writing more mortuary-set mysteries. Her day job is producing TV documentaries on true crime and science topics. And just for light relief she is training to be a City of London guide...

 


Genres: Mystery
 
New and upcoming books
July 2024

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Dead Fall
(Cassie Raven, book 4)
Series
Cassie Raven
   1. Body Language (2020)
   2. Life Sentence (2022)
   3. Case Sensitive (2023)
   4. Dead Fall (2024)
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The Sisterhood (2023)
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"In this highly original take on Orwell's 1984 - the Big Brother of all dystopian classics - Bradley weaves a complex and engaging plot around the idea of a female resistance to oppressive overlords. Oppressive and creepy, but with real heart."
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Resistance (2021)
(City of Spies, book 2)
Mara Timon
"With Resistance Mara Timon cements her position as a talented new voice on the espionage thriller scene. Cécile is a wonderfully drawn and intriguing protagonist and her second wartime mission makes for a thrilling tale in which her enemies are not always obvious. Intelligent and elegant storytelling."
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To Keep You Safe (2019)
Kate Bradley
"What starts on familiar ground as a psych thriller set in a secondary school swiftly descends into far darker territory with very believable protagonists - Jenni, a kick-ass heroine, and Destiny, the lost teenager in deep danger that she is determined to save. A nerve-shredding ride through the most brutal layers of the criminal underworld, the story pulls hair-raising moves and unveils some truly shocking twists. The question is: who is saving whom?"

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