9th July 2019

Very pleased to announce that Italian rights for The Scent of Death have been bought by Bompiani. More details to follow.

1st July 2019

Slovene translation tights for The Restless Dead and The Scent of Death bought by Ucila International. Thanks again to the foreign rights team at Curtis Brown. 

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.