SHADOWS, the sequel to Paul Finch’s Sunday Times bestselling STRANGERS, is published tomorrow in paperback, ebook and audio by Avon. STRANGERS, the first book in the Lucy Clayburn series, was published last September by Avon.
As a female cop walking the mean streets of Manchester, life can be tough for PC Lucy Clayburn. But when one of the North West’s toughest gangsters is your father, things can be particularly difficult. When Lucy's patch is gripped by a spate of murder-robberies, the police are quick to action. Yet when it transpires that the targets are Manchester’s criminal underworld, attitudes change. Lucy is soon faced with one of the toughest cases of her life – and one which will prove once and for all whether blood really is thicker than water…
German rights are sold to Piper. Paul is also currently writing the next in his HECK series – watch this space!
About Paul Finch
A former cop and journalist, Paul was a writer for British TV crime drama, The Bill. However, he is probably best known for his work in horror and thrillers. He has also written four Doctor Who audio dramas and his Doctor Who novel, HUNTER'S MOON, was published by Woodland Books in 2011.
Winner of British Fantasy Award 2002 & 2007, and the International Horror Guild Award 2007.
Visit Paul's blog here, or read more about Paul on the Blake Friedmann website.
Follow Paul on Twitter where you can treat yourself to a taste of the new novel — Paul’s been tweeting out snippets of the new novel for the past fortnight — and Facebook and see his most recent Facebook Live event, a conversation with Ash Cameron, here.
Praise for Paul Finch and his novels:
‘Finch is a born storyteller and writes with the authentic voice of the ex-copper he is.’ – Peter James
‘An ingenious and original plot. Compulsive reading.’ – Rachel Abbott
‘A deliciously twisted and fiendish set of murders and a great pairing of detectives.’ – Stav Sherez
‘Avon’s big star…part edge-of-the-seat, part hide-behind-the-sofa! An excellent series.’ – The Bookseller
‘An explosive thriller that will leave you completely hooked on Heck.’ – We Love This Book
‘Edge-of-the-seat reading…Heck is formidable – a British Alex Cross.’ – The Sun