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Howard Linskey - Author


Howard Linskey is the author of three novels in the David Blake crime series published by No Exit Press, The Drop, The Damage and The Dead. Harry Potter producer, David Barron optioned a TV adaptation of The Drop, which was voted one of the Top Five Thrillers of the Year by The Times. The Damage was voted one of The Times' Top Summer Reads. He is also the author of No Name Lane, Behind Dead Eyes and The Search, the first three books in a crime series set in the north east of England featuring journalists Tom Carney & Helen Norton, published by Penguin. His latest book, Hunting the Hangman, is a historical thriller about the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich in Prague during WW2.

Originally from Ferryhill in County Durham, he now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife Alison and daughter Erin.

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If you like Howard Linskey you might also like to read books by Peter Robinson, Stuart MacBride and Peter James.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Howard Linskey

Hunting the Hangman by Howard Linskey
Hunting the Hangman
Howard Linskey
A truly fascinating and totally engrossing read about the assassination plot against one of the most feared and hideous Nazi leaders of the Second World War. This may be classed as a work of fiction, yet it is seeped, in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017
No Name Lane by Howard Linskey
No Name Lane
Howard Linskey
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Over the past couple of years, Penguin have been renewing their local crime stable with enterprise and launched a whole series of promising new talent, many of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015

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