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Anya Lipska - Author

About the Author

Originally trained as a journalist, Anya Lipska now writes and produces documentaries and drama documentaries. She has worked on an eclectic range of programmes from Panorama to Scrapheap Challenge, with a rich mix of subject matter, from Leonardo da Vinci to plane crashes, paleo-anthropology to Italian gardens with Monty Don.

 

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Featured books by Anya Lipska

Other books by Anya Lipska

Devil Under the Skin

Devil Under the Skin

Author: Anya Lipska Format: eBook Release Date: 18/06/2015

The third Kiszka and Kershaw crime thriller.Things are looking up for Janusz Kiszka, big-hearted 'fixer' to London's Poles. His girlfriend/the love of his life, Kasia, is finally leaving her no-good husband to make a new life with him, and he's on the brink of a deal to ensure their financial security for years to come.Then Kasia vanishes - and the big Pole's world is torn apart. Convinced she's been abducted, he must swallow his pride and seek the help of an old contact - maverick cop Natalie Kershaw, who's been suspended following a fatal shooting. But the search swiftly takes an even darker turn... What connects Kasia's disappearance and a string of brutal East End murders? And who is the mysterious and murderous enforcer stalking the streets of London?Meanwhile, time is running out for Kasia. To reach her, Kiszka must confront a gut-wrenching dilemma that will shape the rest of his life.

Death Can't Take A Joke

Death Can't Take A Joke

Author: Anya Lipska Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

Meet Janusz Kiska: private investigator, 'fixer' and - murderer?The keenly anticipated novel from crime writer Anya Lipska, author of WHERE THE DEVIL CAN'T GO.When masked men brutally stab one of his closest friends to death, Janusz Kiszka - fixer to East London's Poles - must dig deep into London's criminal underbelly to track down the killers and deliver justice.Shadowing a beautiful Ukrainian girl he believes could solve the mystery, Kiszka soon finds himself skating dangerously close to her ruthless 'businessman' boyfriend. Meanwhile, his old nemesis, rookie police detective Natalie Kershaw is struggling to identify a mystery suicide, a Pole who jumped off the top of Canary Wharf Tower. But all is not what it seems...Sparks fly as Kiszka and Kershaw's paths cross for a second time, but they must call a truce when their separate investigations call for a journey to Poland's wintry eastern borders...Lipska was chosen by Val McDermid for the prestigious New Blood Panel at the 2013 Harrogate Crime Festival. Her second in the series promises another intelligent yet gripping detective thriller and a glimpse into the hidden world of London's Polish community.

Where the Devil Can't Go

Where the Devil Can't Go

Author: Anya Lipska Format: eBook Release Date: 20/03/2014

THE FIRST KISZKA AND KERSHAW MYSTERYA naked girl has washed up on the banks of the River Thames. The only clue to her identity is a heart-shaped tattoo encircling two foreign names. Who is she - and why did she die?Life's already complicated enough for Janusz Kiszka, unofficial 'fixer' for East London's Polish community: his priest has asked him to track down a young waitress who has gone missing; a builder on the Olympics site owes him a pile of money; and he's falling for married Kasia, Soho's most strait-laced stripper. But when Janusz finds himself accused of murder by an ambitious young detective, Natalie Kershaw, and pursued by drug dealing gang members, he is forced to take an unscheduled trip back to Poland to find the real killer.In the mist-wreathed streets of his hometown of Gdansk, Janusz must confront painful memories from the Soviet past if he is to uncover the conspiracy - and with it, a decades-old betrayal.

Death Can't Take a Joke

Death Can't Take a Joke

Author: Anya Lipska Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2014

The second Kiszka and Kershaw crime thriller. When masked men brutally stab one of his closest friends to death, Janusz Kiszka - fixer to East London's Poles - must dig deep into London's criminal underbelly to track down the killers and deliver justice. Shadowing a beautiful Ukrainian girl he believes could solve the mystery, Kiszka soon finds himself skating dangerously close to her ruthless `businessman' boyfriend. Meanwhile, his old nemesis, rookie police detective Natalie Kershaw is struggling to identify a mystery suicide, a Pole who jumped off the top of Canary Wharf Tower. But all is not what it seems... Sparks fly as Kiszka and Kershaw's paths cross for a second time, but they must call a truce when their separate investigations call for a journey to Poland's wintry eastern borders...