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Trevor Wood

Trevor Wood has lived in Newcastle for 25 years and considers himself an adopted Geordie, though he still can’t speak the language. He's a successful playwright who has also worked as a journalist and spin-doctor for the City Council. Prior to that he served in the Royal Navy for 16 years joining, presciently, as a Writer. Trevor holds an MA in Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) from UEA. His first novel, The Man on the Street, which is set in his home city, will be published by Quercus in Spring 2020. He is represented by Oli Munson at AM Heath.

Trevor Wood recommends
A Ruined Girl (2020)
Kate Simants
"A mesmerising tale of justice and redemption which will have you spellbound. Simants displays a poetic eye for detail which will quickly establish her as one of the rising stars of crime fiction."
Lightseekers (2021)
Femi Kayode
"An absolutely cracking debut, fresh, unique and beautifully written, a sure-fire candidate for next year's big prizes. In a time when travel is nigh-on impossible it's wonderful to be transported to another world in such a vivid and memorable fashion."
Safe and Sound (2021)
Philippa East
"A terrific book. Philippa East has somehow maintained a real sense of foreboding throughout but at the same time there’s a genuine poignancy in the fears that beset almost all the characters."
Anthrax Island (2021)
(John Tyler , book 1)
D L Marshall
"A genre-busting debut. It’s like the bastard son of Agatha Christie and Ian Fleming watched The Thing on repeat before bashing out a pacy, locked-room, action-adventure thriller."
Don't Let Him In (2021)
Howard Linskey
"A triumph - Linskey is a consistently excellent and versatile writer, and Don't Let Him In is yet another in a long line of his top class thrillers with a fantastic North East setting and a terrific plot."
Phosphate Rocks (2021)
Fiona Erskine
"Phosphate Rocks rocks! I'm not sure how Fiona Erskine pulled this one off but it's kind of mesmerising, and I speak as a science-moron. The weaved of stories and science really pulls the whole thing together. Bravo!"

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