Stephen Leather
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Stephen Leather

Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an eBook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong.

He is one of the country's most successful eBook authors and his eBooks have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. In 2011 alone he sold more than 500,000 eBooks and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world. Born in Manchester, he began writing full time in 1992.

His novel The Chinaman was filmed as The Foreigner starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.

His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV. You can find out more from his website www.stephenleather.com

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Best Sellers

    • The Chinaman

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Russell Boulter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Jungle-skilled, silent, and lethal, he had killed for the Viet Cong and then for the Americans....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great plot idea, but...

    • By Robert on 08-11-07

    Regular price: $25.45

    • Moving Targets

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Dan "Spider" Shepherd and his SAS team are on the trail of a terrorist whose motives are much more personal. Sabit Kusen wants revenge and doesn’t care how many innocents he kills along the way.... 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • I Know Who Did It

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Jack Nightingale was always happier dealing with criminal cases or even divorce than he was with matters of the supernatural....

    Regular price: $2.16

    • Nightfall

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Uttered by the abusive father of a nine-year-old girl, that phrase ended Jack’s career as a police negotiator and has been haunting him ever since....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Decent narrator, crap story.

    • By Steve on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • False Friends

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 9
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The most wanted man in the world is dead. Now those loyal to him seek revenge....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • super hero does it again.

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $16.83

    • Cursed

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Jack Nightingale - lives in the shadows, fights in the dark. Ex-cop turned private eye Jack Nightingale is used to dealing with tricky situations....

    Regular price: $2.16

    • My Name Is Lydia

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Business has been slow for Jack Nightingale, but an appointment with a Catholic priest leads to an interesting new case....

    Regular price: $3.09

    • The Undead

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Jack Nightingale knows the dangers of doing a deal with a devil, but sometimes beggars can't be choosers....

    Regular price: $2.16

    • The Creeper

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Something out in the Everglades is killing people - and eating them....

    Regular price: $3.09

    • Tracks

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Supernatural detective Jack Nightingale is called in to investigate when an old man appears to have been hit by a train on an abandoned railway line....

    Regular price: $3.09

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