Twelve pictures, twelve tales of crime and mystery. Written by Murder Squad and their six accomplices, The Starlings & Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories that uncover a world of intrigue, suspense and fear. Each story has been inspired by an image from the atmospheric and evocative Pembrokeshire collection of photographer David Wilson.
Author of the Vera Stanhope novels, dramatized by ITV in the TV series Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn. Ann is also the author of the Shetland Island series of books adapted by the BBC into the TV series Shetland. The newest book in the Vera series, The Moth Catcher, is published by Macmillan in September 2015.
Author of a Manchester-based detective series starring DI Spicer, Chris Simms has been nominated for the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year and Crime Writers’ Association Dagger awards for his novels and short stories.
Crime novelist, poet, playwright, creator of science poetry installations, and world famous for spray-painting poetry on live sheep to celebrate quantum theory.
A former journalist, Jim wrote his first book, The Water Clock, on his London train commute. A past winner of the CWA’s Dagger in the Library, Jim is now writing a new series for Penguin, the Peter Shaw novels..
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