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Colin Falconer

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I write crime fiction and historical fiction. I’ve published twenty-six novels so far, and been lucky enough to have them translated into 23 languages. Real ones too, not just Esperanto and cockney rhyming slang.

My favourite character is DI Charlie George, who you may have met if you’ve read Lucifer Falls. Charlie was originally named after our two spaniels, Charlie and George. Charlie is the extrovert, you’ll see him around a lot, I use him in some of the publicity photos; he’s the one with the great lolling tongue and sad droopy eyes – no, wait that’s me.

You won’t see George, he’s cute but camera shy – definitely not like me.

Charlie George also happens to be one of Arsenal’s legendary football players from back in the day; he’s the pla
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Colin Falconer Hi Susan, Yes the second book in the series "Innocence Dies" is finished, and should be out in October, published by Little,Brown again.
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Hi Susan, Yes the second book in the series "Innocence Dies" is finished, and should be out in October, published by Little,Brown again.
Sorry for the late reply! I've not really been paying much attention to Goodreads until now. I'll check regularly from now.
To keep up to dates with my books, you can find me on colinfalconer.org and my weekly newsletter.
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