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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 KISS OF DEATH (Heck #7)  Thriller, 466 pages Avon, August 2018  Could this be the end for Heck?  DS ‘Heck’ Heckenburg has been tasked with retrieving one of the UK’s most wanted men. But the trail runs cold when Heck discovers a video tape showing the fugitive in a fight for his life. A fight he has no chance of winning.  Heck realises that there’s another player in this game of cat and mouse, and this time, they’ve not just caught the prize: they’ve made sure no one else ever does.  How far will Heck and his team go to protect some of the UK’s most brutal killers? And what price is he willing to pay?

KISS OF DEATH (Heck #7)

Thriller, 466 pages
Avon, August 2018

Could this be the end for Heck?

DS ‘Heck’ Heckenburg has been tasked with retrieving one of the UK’s most wanted men. But the trail runs cold when Heck discovers a video tape showing the fugitive in a fight for his life. A fight he has no chance of winning.

Heck realises that there’s another player in this game of cat and mouse, and this time, they’ve not just caught the prize: they’ve made sure no one else ever does.

How far will Heck and his team go to protect some of the UK’s most brutal killers? And what price is he willing to pay?

 SHADOWS (Lucy Clayburn #2)  Thriller, 464 pages Avon, Oct 2017  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…  

SHADOWS (Lucy Clayburn #2)

Thriller, 464 pages
Avon, Oct 2017

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…
 

 STRANGERS (Lucy Clayburn #1)  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 (Lucy Clayburn #1)

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…

 STALKERS (Heck #1)  Thriller, 452 pages Avon, 2013   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 (Heck #1)

Thriller, 452 pages
Avon, 2013

 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.