Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly


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in Barnet, Herts, The United Kingdom
April 01, 1957

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Jim Kelly is a journalist and education correspondent for the Financial Times. He lives in Ely with the biographer Midge Gilles and their young daughter. The Water Clock, his first novel, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel of 2002.

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Average rating: 3.66 · 3,824 ratings · 511 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
Death Wore White (DI Peter ...

3.67 avg rating — 813 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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The Water Clock (Philip Dry...

3.39 avg rating — 535 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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Death Toll (DI Peter Shaw &...

3.77 avg rating — 313 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Death Watch (DI Peter Shaw ...

3.67 avg rating — 308 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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The Fire Baby (Philip Dryde...

3.53 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Death's Door (DI Peter Shaw...

3.86 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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The Moon Tunnel (Philip Dry...

3.68 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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The Coldest Blood (Philip D...

3.67 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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The Skeleton Man (Philip Dr...

3.69 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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The Funeral Owl (Philip Dry...

3.72 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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“Science...how beautiful science was - that it was one of the proofs of God's presence. All that order out of chaos.”
Jim Kelly

“That was the one moment he would always remember. The unhappiest moment of a happy childhood. The empty desolation of being on the wrong side of that sheet of ice, in the cold sterile water, while the fire burnt at the farm and the smell of Christmas food seeped out of the kitchen. And above him always the criss-crossed pattern of his own skates.”
Jim Kelly, The Water Clock

“The cellar, uncorked like a buried bottle, gave off the stale breath of the years.”
Jim Kelly, The Skeleton Man

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