25th April 2019

An evening with Simon Beckett, Southwell Library, The Bramley Centre, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, 7.30pm – 9.00pm.


15th April 2019

Italian rights for The Scent of Death sold to Bompiani. Many thanks to the team at Curtis Brown.

12th April 2019

The Scent of Death published in hardback by Bantam Press

6th April 2019

Wirksworth Book Festival, Memorial Hall,  Derbyshire, 4.00pm – 6.00pm. 


29th March 2019

Czarna Owca buy Polish translation rights to The Scent of Death.

20-25th March 2019

German reading tour: times and details tbc.
20th: Munich Crime Festival
21st: Leipzig Book Fair
22nd: Berlin, “Backfabrik”
23rd: Cologne, lit.Cologne (evening)
24th: Cologne, lit.Cologne (morning)

7th March

Third week at No.1 in the SPEIGEL hardback charts for Die ewigen Toten, the German translation of The Scent of Death.’ 

28th February 2019

Die ewigen Toten remains No.1 in the German bestseller list for a second week.

25th February 2019

A great evening at the European Crime Fiction Star ‘Ripper’ award ceremony in Unna, Germany with co-winner Arne Dahl.

25th February 2019

Award ceremony for the European Crime Fiction Star Award

View event photos here