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Tony J. Forder

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Tony J Forder is the author of the critically acclaimed and international best-selling crime thriller series featuring Peterborough based detectives Jimmy Bliss and Penny Chandler. The first three books, Bad to the Bone, The Scent of Guilt, and If Fear Wins, were joined in January 2019 by The Reach of Shadows. On 9 September book #5, The Death of Justice, will be published.

Tony’s dark, psychological crime thriller, Degrees of Darkness, featuring ex-detective Frank Rogers, was also published by Bloodhound Books.

Scream Blue Murder was written as a standalone, but even before it was published back in November 2017, he had decided to write the sequel, Cold Winter Sun, which was released on 1 November 2018.

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Average rating: 4.36 · 3,478 ratings · 405 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Bad to the Bone (DI Bliss, #1)

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The Scent of Guilt (DI Blis...

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Degrees of Darkness

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Scream Blue Murder

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If Fear Wins (DI Bliss Book 3)

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Cold Winter Sun

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Looking Forward

It's been a busy old year so far, and there's no sign of that letting up. Bad to the Bone has been out less than four weeks and yet here I am already looking ahead to the next one…and beyond.

Degrees of Darkness will be published by Bloodhound Books in September. I have already approved the cover (and I love it!), and the final edit has also been approved and put to bed ahead of the pre-launch s... Read more of this blog post »
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Bad to the Bone by Tony J. Forder
"My favourite genre is good old fashioned British Detective murders. I only discovered Tony J Forder's first DI Bliss book Bad To The Bone by accident really but what a great read. It reminded me of a Peter Robinson type book and that's a huge comp..." Read more of this review »
Bad to the Bone by Tony J. Forder
"A cracking read with great characters. DI Jimmy Bliss and DC Penny Chandler are a superb duo. They certainly have each other's backs. Jimmy Bliss hasn't had an easy time , with the murder of his wife and now diagnosed with an illness. The plot was..." Read more of this review »
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Scream Blue Murder by Tony J. Forder
"You know the sort of thing - innocent bystander, in the wrong place at the wrong time, gets caught up in a series of events beyond their control and has their world shattered and their life turned upside down. Harlan Coben and Linwood Barclay exce..." Read more of this review »
Scream Blue Murder by Tony J. Forder
"Mike is having a bad day and it’s about to get worse.

I am kicking myself that it has taken me so long to read Tony J Forder. I thoroughly enjoyed Scream Blue Murder because of the fast pace and the super exploration of the murky worlds of criminal..." Read more of this review »
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The Reach of Shadows by Tony J. Forder
" I simply have to thank you for this, Lou - I could easily frame it. I have had some cracking reviews before, but this may just be the best of the lot. ...more "
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This was very different to the only other Boulder book I had previously read. Whereas that was a multi-layered hunt-the-serial-killer novel, this is much more of a single focus read. At the end I concluded that it was not only the title that put me i ...more
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Malignant by Anita Waller
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Let me start by saying I don’t regard myself as the target audience for this type of book. However, the writing and the characters are so compelling that I found myself drawn in by the plight of the three women who find themselves in the midst of num ...more
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This story about a young man, Matthew, whose parents disappear suddenly is a fine piece of psychological drama. As he and the police begin the search to find his mother and father, Matthew discovers a hidden secret among the items hoarded by his long ...more
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