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Kerry Wilkinson

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Recent and upcoming UK releases:
A Cry In The Night (Jessica Daniel 15): 15 Jan 2020
After The Accident: 31 March 2020
The Child Across The Street: 23 July 2020
The Broken Silence: 17 Nov 2020

Kerry Wilkinson has had No.1 crime bestsellers in the UK, Australia, Canada, South Africa and Singapore. He has also written two top-20 thrillers in the United States. His book, Ten Birthdays, won the RNA award for Young Adult Novel of the Year in 2018.

As well as his million-selling Jessica Daniel series, Kerry has written the Silver Blackthorn trilogy - a fantasy-adventure serial for young adults - a second crime series featuring private investigator Andrew Hunter, plus numerous standalone novels. He has been published around the world in more than a doze
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Giveaway Sundays (Jessica Daniel, Andrew Hunter)

January 16, 2016


It’s 2016! Can you believe that? I’ve been doing this for five years.



Back in November 2013, my publisher emailed me to ask if I had any extra content they might be able to use at the back of a special edition paperback for Morrisons supermarket. I came up with a short Jessica Daniel story named APRIL. It was released along with Behind Closed Doors in January 2014 but, until

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“I am doing enough to survive but it isn’t the same as living.”
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“Keeping a secret is like being constipated. It's a pain in the arse and then, sooner or later, it all comes out anyway.”
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