Jim Kelly


Jim Kelly lives in Ely, Cambridgeshire, with his partner, the writer Midge Gillies, and their daughter. He is the author of The Water Clock, The Fire Baby, The Moon Tunnel, The Coldest Blood and The Skeleton Man, all featuring journalist Philip Dryden, and also Death Wore White and Death Watch, the first two novels in this new series featuring DI Peter Shaw and DS George Valentine. The Dryden series won the 2006 CWA Dagger in the Library award for a body of work giving 'the greatest enjoyment to readers'.

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Praise for Jim Kelly:

'A sparkling star in the crime firmament' Colin Dexter

'A rare combination of poetic writing and a gripping plot' Sunday Telegraph

'Kelly pulls off both fiendish plot and contemporary relevance in an unsettling, allegoric tale' Guardian

'Kelly goes from strength to strength' Daily Mirror

'Full of suspense, gore and excitement - you won't be able to put this down!' Closer

'Kelly breathes new life into vintage elements of the genre' Spectator