Ann Granger

Agent:  Isobel Dixon

Biography: Ann Granger is the author of the internationally acclaimed Meredith and Markby, and Fran Varady detective series. The first novel in her Victorian crime series, A RARE INTEREST IN CORPSES was published by Headline in 2006. Her Campbell and Carter series continues. 

Published in 10 languages, her success in Germany has been nothing short of phenomenal with over 2.5 million copies sold. In addition to 30 appearances in the top 5 of the German bestseller lists, Ann has contributed a short story to a volume that was awarded the DEUTSCHE PHANTASTIK PREIS 2004 for best original anthology. Her short stories also appear in anthologies published by Gerstenberg which have been licensed around the world.

She has worked in British embassies in France, Germany, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
 

'One of the most reliable practioners of the crime fiction genre — her usual impeccable plotting is fully in place.' - Good Book Guide

'You can always count on Ann Granger.' - Kölner Express

'Fans of Anne Perry's Thomas Pitt series will find much to like.' - Publishers Weekly


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THE MURDERER’S APPRENTICE (Inspector Ben Ross 7)  Victorian Crime, 352 pages, Headline, July 2019  Dense fog masks foul play in the streets of London, as Ann Granger brings us her seventh Victorian mystery featuring Scotland Yard's Inspector Ben Ross and his wife Lizzie.  It is March 1870. London is in the grip of fog and ice. But Scotland Yard's Inspector Ben Ross has more than the weather to worry about when the body of a young woman is found in a dustbin at the back of a Piccadilly restaurant.  Ben must establish who the victim is before he can find out how and why she came to be there. His enquiries lead him first to a bootmaker in Salisbury and then to a landowner in Yorkshire. Meanwhile, Ben's wife, Lizzie, aided by their eagle-eyed maid, Bessie, is investigating the mystery of a girl who is apparently being kept a prisoner in her own home.  As Ben pursues an increasingly complex case, Lizzie reveals a vital piece of evidence that brings him one step closer to solving the crime...

THE MURDERER’S APPRENTICE (Inspector Ben Ross 7)

Victorian Crime, 352 pages, Headline, July 2019

Dense fog masks foul play in the streets of London, as Ann Granger brings us her seventh Victorian mystery featuring Scotland Yard's Inspector Ben Ross and his wife Lizzie.

It is March 1870. London is in the grip of fog and ice. But Scotland Yard's Inspector Ben Ross has more than the weather to worry about when the body of a young woman is found in a dustbin at the back of a Piccadilly restaurant.

Ben must establish who the victim is before he can find out how and why she came to be there. His enquiries lead him first to a bootmaker in Salisbury and then to a landowner in Yorkshire. Meanwhile, Ben's wife, Lizzie, aided by their eagle-eyed maid, Bessie, is investigating the mystery of a girl who is apparently being kept a prisoner in her own home.

As Ben pursues an increasingly complex case, Lizzie reveals a vital piece of evidence that brings him one step closer to solving the crime...

AN UNFINISHED MURDER (Campbell & Carter 5)  Contemporary Crime, 320 pages Headline, July 2018   Mitchell and Markby come out of retirement to crack a cold case...

AN UNFINISHED MURDER (Campbell & Carter 5)

Contemporary Crime, 320 pages
Headline, July 2018


Mitchell and Markby come out of retirement to crack a cold case...

THE DEAD WOMAN OF DEPTFORD (Lizzie Martin 5)  Victorian Crime, 352 pages Headline Books, June 2016  Evil lurks in London’s foggy streets. Inspector Ben Ross is called to an abandoned yard south of the river where the body of an unidentified woman has been discovered. Could this be the body of Mrs Clifford, reported missing by her maidservant? And how is a Member of Parliament connected to the victim? Lizzie’s loyalties are torn in this sixth ingenious mystery which brings London’s criminal-infested docklands alive.

THE DEAD WOMAN OF DEPTFORD (Lizzie Martin 5)

Victorian Crime, 352 pages
Headline Books, June 2016

Evil lurks in London’s foggy streets. Inspector Ben Ross is called to an abandoned yard south of the river where the body of an unidentified woman has been discovered. Could this be the body of Mrs Clifford, reported missing by her maidservant? And how is a Member of Parliament connected to the victim? Lizzie’s loyalties are torn in this sixth ingenious mystery which brings London’s criminal-infested docklands alive.

MUD, MUCK AND DEAD THINGS (Campbell & Carter 1)  Contemporary Crime, 288 pages, Headline, June 2009  Campbell and Carter #1. When Lucas turns up at a deserted farm in the middle of nowhere hoping to conduct a business deal, he stumbles across the body of a dead girl: that’s just the start of his problems. Inspector Jess Campbell is on the case, but with very few leads and a new superintendent, Ian Carter, breathing down her neck, she’s beginning to feel the pressure. Then another dead body is found...

MUD, MUCK AND DEAD THINGS (Campbell & Carter 1)

Contemporary Crime, 288 pages,
Headline, June 2009

Campbell and Carter #1. When Lucas turns up at a deserted farm in the middle of nowhere hoping to conduct a business deal, he stumbles across the body of a dead girl: that’s just the start of his problems. Inspector Jess Campbell is on the case, but with very few leads and a new superintendent, Ian Carter, breathing down her neck, she’s beginning to feel the pressure. Then another dead body is found...