Simon Kernick

Break-through crime and thriller author.

Simon Kernick

Biography

Date of birth: 1966

Simon Kernick's first published novel was The Business of Dying, the 2002 crime thriller starring cynical London detective sergeant Dennis Milne. Since then he has continued to write crime stories including Relentless, his 2006 break-out thriller which was included in Richard & Judy's Summer Book Club and became the 8th best-selling paperback.

Simon researches his book through numerous contacts in the police and security services including Special Branch, the Anti-Terrorist branch and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency.

Stay Alive is Simon's new novel publishing in January.

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Stay Alive

Stay Alive

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The gripping new race-against-time thriller by the best-selling author of Relentless, The Last 10 Seconds, Siege and Ultimatum. One Witness - You're on a trip with your family, miles from anywhere. A shot rings out - and your whole life...
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Stay Alive

Stay Alive (Hardback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 30/01/2014
Publisher: Century

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The gripping new race-against-time thriller by the best-selling author of Relentless, The Last 10 Seconds, Siege and Ultimatum. One Witness -... Read more

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Wrong Time Wrong Place: Quick Reads 2013 - Quick Reads 2013 1

Wrong Time Wrong Place: Quick Reads 2013 - Quick Reads 2013 1 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 112 pages
Published: 01/02/2013
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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A gripping Quick Read from the master of the race against time thriller. Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time? You are hiking in... Read more


Ultimatum - Tina Boyd 6

Ultimatum - Tina Boyd 6 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 06/06/2013
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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A threat has been made. An ultimatum delivered. Innocent people are in mortal danger. The gripping new bestseller from the master of the... Read more

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Siege - Scope 1 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 22/11/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Who will survive? This title is the new bestseller from the master of the race-against-time thriller. London. The Stanhope Hotel, Park Lane. 16.00 A... Read more

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The Payback - Dennis Milne 3

The Payback - Dennis Milne 3 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 30/07/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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Dennis Milne is a former cop and part-time assassin. He kills the bad guys - people who, in his opinion, deserve to die. Now he's in Manila,... Read more

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The Last 10 Seconds - Tina Boyd 5

The Last 10 Seconds - Tina Boyd 5 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 11/11/2010
Publisher: Corgi Books

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36 Hours Ago: a brutal serial killer is arrested on the streets of north London after a two-year reign of terror. Known as the Night Creeper,... Read more

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Target - Tina Boyd 4

Target - Tina Boyd 4 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 05/11/2009
Publisher: Corgi Books

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One hot date. When writer Rob Fallon goes out one night and ends up with his best-friend's girlfriend, Jenny, he's feeling guilty before... Read more

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Deadline - Tina Boyd 3

Deadline - Tina Boyd 3 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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'We've got your daughter.' It's evening, you're back late from work - and the house is in darkness. You step inside, and the... Read more

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Severed

Severed (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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You wake up in a strange room on a bed covered in blood. You have no idea how you got there. Beside you is a dead girl. Your girlfriend. The phone... Read more

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Relentless - Tina Boyd 2

Relentless - Tina Boyd 2 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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Saturday afternoon: you're with the kids in the garden when the phone rings. It's your best friend from school. Someone you haven't seen... Read more

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The Crime Trade - Tina Boyd 1

The Crime Trade - Tina Boyd 1 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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Stegs Jenner has always lived on the edge. No ordinary cop, he's never happier than when he's working undercover, consorting with criminals... Read more

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The Murder Exchange

The Murder Exchange (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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Five grand for a couple of hours work? It seems easy money, but the deal ex-mercenary Max Iversson is chasing has gone disastrously wrong. Two of... Read more

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A Good Day to Die - Dennis Milne 2

A Good Day to Die - Dennis Milne 2 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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Ex-cop Dennis Milne is intent on revenge. His best friend has been brutally executed, and Milne wants to know who did it - and why. But London is a... Read more

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The Business of Dying - Dennis Milne 1

The Business of Dying - Dennis Milne 1 (Paperback)

by Simon Kernick

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books

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It's a cold November night, and DS Dennis Milne is waiting to kill three unarmed men. Cynical and jaded, Milne earns money on the side by doing... Read more

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