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Ann Granger

Agent:  Carole Blake

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 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. 

DEAD IN THE WATER (Campbell & Carter 4) Contemporary Crime, 336 pages Headline, July 2015 It is the wettest winter on record and as Christmas approaches the rivers burst their banks and the farmers' fields lie under several feet of water. In the village of Weston Saint Ambrose, a young girl's body is seen floating downstream and when it becomes stuck under the jetty at a reclusive writer's home, the author is alarmed to discover that he recognises the victim of a brutal murder... 

DEAD IN THE WATER (Campbell & Carter 4)

Contemporary Crime, 336 pages
Headline, July 2015

It is the wettest winter on record and as Christmas approaches the rivers burst their banks and the farmers' fields lie under several feet of water. In the village of Weston Saint Ambrose, a young girl's body is seen floating downstream and when it becomes stuck under the jetty at a reclusive writer's home, the author is alarmed to discover that he recognises the victim of a brutal murder... 

A PARTICULAR EYE FOR VILLAINY (Lizzie Martin 4) Victorian Crime, 362 pages, Headline Thomas Tapley, respectable but down-at-heel, is found bludgeoned to death in his sitting room: his neighbour Inspector Benjamin Ross of Scotland Yard rushes to the scene. Ben’s wife Lizzie is convinced that Tapley was being followed on the day he died: she discovers he received a mysterious visitor in a beautiful carriage a few days before his death. As the list of possible suspects mounts, Ben wonders how much of the truth is being revealed and who would benefit most from Tapley’s unfortunate demise?

A PARTICULAR EYE FOR VILLAINY (Lizzie Martin 4)

Victorian Crime, 362 pages, Headline

Thomas Tapley, respectable but down-at-heel, is found bludgeoned to death in his sitting room: his neighbour Inspector Benjamin Ross of Scotland Yard rushes to the scene. Ben’s wife Lizzie is convinced that Tapley was being followed on the day he died: she discovers he received a mysterious visitor in a beautiful carriage a few days before his death. As the list of possible suspects mounts, Ben wonders how much of the truth is being revealed and who would benefit most from Tapley’s unfortunate demise?

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...