Bradford! Drawing comparisons with Baltimore in The Wire, A.A. Dhand’s Streets of Darkness
delivered a tense slice of neo-noir – his books are a dark love song to the city.
For Nigerian writer Leye Adenle Lagos is an active participant in his pacy, acclaimed debut Easy Motion Tourist.
Luca Veste was born and raised in Merseyside, reflected in his Murphy and Rossi thrillers (he’s even appeared in Scouse soap, Brookside).
Smart and stylish, Susie Steiner’s hyper-realistic police procedurals feature cold case queen DS Manon Bradshaw. Set in Cambridge, Huntingdon and London, Missing, Presumed inspired a geo-targeted campaign by her publisher.
Inspector Banks creator Peter Robinson whose heart is in Yorkshire (naturally), keeps it down to earth as Chair.