Paul Finch

Agent: Julian Friedmann

Biography: 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.

Combined sales of the first three Heck titles - STALKERS, SACRIFICE and THE KILLING CLUB - (e-book and print) exceed 400,000 copies, with over 1000 Amazon reviews and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5*.  The latest book in the series is DEAD MAN WALKING


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STRANGERS Thriller, 416 pages Avon, Sept 2016 Dark, gritty and always edge-of-your-seat: the NO.1 BESTSELLER is back with a standout new heroine…  As PC Lucy Clayburn is about to find out, going undercover is the most dangerous work there is. But, on the trail of a prolific female serial killer, there's no other option – and these murders are as brutal as they come. Lucy must step into the line of fire – a stranger in a criminal underworld that butchers anyone who crosses the line. And, unknown to Lucy, she's already treading it…

STRANGERS

Thriller, 416 pages
Avon, Sept 2016

Dark, gritty and always edge-of-your-seat: the NO.1 BESTSELLER is back with a standout new heroine… 

As PC Lucy Clayburn is about to find out, going undercover is the most dangerous work there is. But, on the trail of a prolific female serial killer, there's no other option – and these murders are as brutal as they come. Lucy must step into the line of fire – a stranger in a criminal underworld that butchers anyone who crosses the line. And, unknown to Lucy, she's already treading it…

HUNTED Thriller, 425 pages Avon, 2015 HECK 5. Across the south of England, a series of bizarre but fatal accidents are taking place. So when a local businessman survives a near-drowning but is found burnt alive in his car just weeks later, DS Mark ‘Heck’ Heckenburg is brought in to investigate. Accidents do happen, but as the body count rises it’s clear that something far more sinister is at play, and it’s coming for Heck too… 

HUNTED

Thriller, 425 pages
Avon, 2015

HECK 5. Across the south of England, a series of bizarre but fatal accidents are taking place. So when a local businessman survives a near-drowning but is found burnt alive in his car just weeks later, DS Mark ‘Heck’ Heckenburg is brought in to investigate. Accidents do happen, but as the body count rises it’s clear that something far more sinister is at play, and it’s coming for Heck too… 

SACRIFICE Thriller, 400 pages. Avon, 2013 HECK 2. The most pre-ordered book in HarperCollins history. When a man is burnt alive on a bonfire, it seems like a tragic accident. But with the discovery of a young couple on Valentine’s Day – each with an arrow through the heart – something far more sinister becomes clear. With a rising body count and the public’s eyes on him, Heck must find the killer before he commits more murder.

SACRIFICE

Thriller, 400 pages.
Avon, 2013

HECK 2. The most pre-ordered book in HarperCollins history. When a man is burnt alive on a bonfire, it seems like a tragic accident. But with the discovery of a young couple on Valentine’s Day – each with an arrow through the heart – something far more sinister becomes clear. With a rising body count and the public’s eyes on him, Heck must find the killer before he commits more murder.

STALKERS Thriller, 452 pages Avon, 2013 HECK 1. A brooding mystery thriller with a hard-boiled edge and strong action elements. Heck has to go AWOL to try and knuckle some of the most dangerous foes that British law-enforcement has ever encountered. The fast-moving narrative ranges from London to Manchester, two British cities which have never seemed more violent or menacing. 

STALKERS

Thriller, 452 pages
Avon, 2013

HECK 1. A brooding mystery thriller with a hard-boiled edge and strong action elements. Heck has to go AWOL to try and knuckle some of the most dangerous foes that British law-enforcement has ever encountered. The fast-moving narrative ranges from London to Manchester, two British cities which have never seemed more violent or menacing.