Chris Barraclough is an award-winning crime writer and journalist from the UK.
His debut novel 'Bat Boy' (told from the POV of a blind British boy searching for his father after a family tragedy) took him a sweat-inducing four years to write, but the pain was worth it. Bat Boy won the UK Authors Award 2011 and was published by the UKA Press, to great critical acclaim. 25% of paperback royalties are donated to the RNIB (so buying a copy makes you a wonderful person).
His fast-paced crime thriller 'Crack', the first in his Twin Towers Estate series, was shortlisted for the Page Turner Prize and SpaSpa Award for Best Psychological Fiction. His second novel 'Dead Dogs' - a suspenseful but darkly comic portrayal of a family torn apart by Albania's archaic Blood Feud revenge laws - was nominated for the Sony Reader Award and his third novel, Devil's In A Different Dress, is out now and free for a limited time.
See www.chrisbarraclough.co.uk for more news and info on upcoming books.
Experience the last three thrilling parts of award-winning British crime author Chris Barraclough's gritty UK crime serial, The Bitch Is Back. You can also pick up the first three parts in The Bitch Is Back Collection One.
Chris Barraclough has won the UK Authors Award and been nominated for the Page Turner Prize, Sony Reader Award and SpaSpa Award for his best-selling crime thrillers.
From award-winning and best-selling British crime author Chris Barraclough comes this shocking and suspenseful new British crime series.
Ella Brownstone wakes up in an unfamiliar hospital, with no idea of how she got there or who she even is. She shakily returns home, but it soon becomes clear that her family harbours some terrible secrets, and she finds herself pulled into a world of violence...
The second Twin Towers Estate trilogy from award-winning UK crime author Chris Barraclough. When ex-cop Nathan Pang intervenes during a violent assault on a bus, his son Michael finds himself victimised for the heroic act. Along with Poppy, a young girl trying desperately to protect her family from a ruthless gang, Michael finds himself drawn into the cut-throat world of the Twin Towers Estate
June 22nd, 1945. A broken band of British soldiers occupy the remains of a disquiet southern German town. Tensions between them and the surviving locals are at an all time high and a brutal, bloody murder could prove the tipping point. Packed with shocking twists and black humour, this is award-winning UK author Chris Barraclough's "most thrilling slice of crime so far".
Experience the shocking beginnings of the Twin Towers Estate thriller series, with the complete Riot Trilogy from award-winning British crime author Chris Barraclough.
***** from Indie Ebook Reviewer: “This is seat-of-the-pants reading, so grab yourself a drink and snack and make yourself comfortable before you start. And remember to breathe occasionally...Five stars"
Nominated for the Dylan Thomas Sony Award, Dead Dogs is a darkly humorous mystery crime thriller from award-winning author [UK Authors Prize 2010] Chris Barraclough
Mikael's relocation to Albania becomes a life imprisonment, after his cousin kills a neighbouring boy. Victim of a Blood Feud, Mikael finds himself hunted by the enraged family desperate for revenge