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

    • Nightmare

    • Nightingale, Book 3
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    The last case of police negotiator Jack Nightingale’s career ended in the death of nine-year-old Sophie Underwood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just Trying To Give a Different Perspective

    • By Michael Oberhardt on 10-04-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Midnight

    • A Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller, Book 2
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    He's a PI trying to put his life in perspective after his last go-round with the ultimate evil, but the chilling phrase returns again: "Your sister is going to hell, Jack Nightingale"....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-18-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Chinaman

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Russell Boulter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    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

    • Nightfall

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    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

    • Bangkok Bob and the Missing Mormon

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Long-term Bangkok resident and former New Orleans cop Bob Turtledove has a knack for getting people out of difficult situations....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not the normal Stephen Leather

    • By Brett on 03-10-15

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Nightshade

    • A Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller, Book 4
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    When a murdered young girl miraculously returns to life saying she's spoken to God, it's clear that sinister forces are at play....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good thriller

    • By Steven on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Light Touch

    • The 14th Spider Shepherd Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The 14th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more gripping action from The Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another good Spider Shepherd book

    • By Lina on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Hot Blood

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Martyn Read
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    When the man who once saved his life is kidnapped in Iraq, undercover cop Dan Shepherd has to decide whether his loyalties lie with his country, his career, or his friend....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Narrator

    • By Barbara on 07-05-07

    Regular price: $26.71

    • Last Man Standing

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The next explosive standalone thriller from Sunday Times best-selling author Stephen Leather - more information coming soon....   

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Cursed

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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

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