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Simon Lelic - Author

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Simon Lelic has worked as a journalist and currently runs his own business. He was born in Brighton in 1976 and recently returned with his family to live there. His first two novels Rupture and The Facility were huge critical successes. Rupture won a Betty Trask Award, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger and longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. Simon was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category at the Galaxy British Book Awards.

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If you like Simon Lelic you might also like to read books by Lionel Shriver, Daniel Clay and Neil Cross.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Simon Lelic

The House by Simon Lelic
The House
Simon Lelic
The heart-stopping thriller about a husband and wife who are hiding something from each other, and from you...This book won't let you go until you've found out the truth. Perfect for fans of Erin Kelly, Gillian Flynn and Fiona Barton.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017
The Child Who by Simon Lelic
The Child Who
Simon Lelic
July 2012 Book of the Month. Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2012. Longlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2012. An author who is unafraid to tackle contentious subjects has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2012
The Child Who by Simon Lelic
The Child Who
Simon Lelic
January 2012 Book of the Month. An author who is unafraid to tackle contentious subjects has a 12 year old killer as the dramatic centre of The Child Who. That he did...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2012
The Facility by Simon Lelic
The Facility
Simon Lelic
The startling second novel from the critically lauded author of Rupture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2011
Rupture by Simon Lelic
Simon Lelic
Shortlisted for the Galaxy New Writer of the Year 2010. September 2010 Debut of the Month. CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Finalist 2010. It has been some time since...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2010

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