Paul Mann is the award winning author of 10 books including the best selling 'Season Of The Monsoon,' featuring the Anglo-Indian detective, George Sansi. Other books in the series include 'The Ganja Coast' and 'The Burning Ghats.' Most recent works include 'The Leek Club' and ‘The Witch’s Code.’ He currently lives in Maine, two hours north of Boston, Mass.
Paul Mann was born in Morpeth, Northumberland and grew up in Bedlington, Northumberland during its coal mining heyday in the 1950's. He attended Westridge County Secondary Modern School and got his start in journalism at The Evening Chronicle in Newcastle as an editorial office boy at the age of 16. During his career as a newspaper reporter and magazine writer he traveled widely and lived in London, Montreal, New York, Vancouver, Toronto and Sydney, Australia where he wrote for several national magazines and was a founding writer of Australian Geographic. He is married with three grown-up daughters. He moved to the United States in 1990 where he has written for The New York Times Review of Books, Backpacker and Boston magazine. He also founded, published and edited The York Independent, a weekly newspaper in York, Maine. His latest books include 'The Witch's Code' about a witch detective with Salem P.D. who finds herself thrust into a battle between good and evil for the soul of her town. His novel 'The Leek Club' is a semi-autobiographical account of 'growing up Geordie in the 1950's. He is currently at work on a novella titled 'Sweet Kill,' the second in The Splatter Trilogy,' a black comedy about a hit man on the run.
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The Leek Club
by Paul Mann
A boozy, brawling and bawdy tale of life in a northeast coal mining town when coal was king and a prize leek was the key to a fortune.
Season Of The Monsoon
by Paul Mann
'…just when he thought he'd seen every evil the human mind could conceive, the city had shown him something more, something worse...'
- Bombay police inspector George Sansi investigates a bizarre murder in the tawdry world of Bollywood and embarks on a journey that will take him through the remnants of the Raj to London and the legacy of his own past.
The Witch's Code
by Paul Mann
Kate Asher has it made – or so she thinks. She’s beautiful, brainy and newly promoted into her dream job of detective for Salem P.D. Until she learns she’s a witch with powers she never knew she had. But those powers come with a price. And she discovers just how steep that price is when she is drawn into a battle between good and evil for the soul of Salem.
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