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

    • Tennessee Night

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When Jack Nightingale learns that there is a mysterious list of children who are at risk, he takes the case, spurred on by the fact that he knows one of the names, and that makes it personal.... 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rushed audio, poorly edited, but good book.

    • By Robert Lanckton on 03-11-19

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Chinaman

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Russell Boulter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    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

    • Last Man Standing

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Friendships forged in the heat of combat can be stronger than anything. So when SAS trooper Matt Standing is told that the former Navy SEAL who saved his life is in trouble, he doesn't hesitate to go to his aid - even if that means flying halfway around the world to Los Angeles.... 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Dark Forces

    • The 13th Spider Shepherd Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    A violent South London gang will be destroyed if Dan 'Spider' Shepherd can gather enough evidence against them while posing as a ruthless hit man....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I just want to say

    • By Guidry on 01-10-17

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The House on Gable Street

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In the middle of the night, two young infants start screaming in their bedroom as the temperature drops, the baby mobiles spin wildly and the room is filled with an aura of fear, panic and dread....  

    Regular price: $17.23

    • Nightingale 2

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The second book of short stories featuring supernatural detective Jack Nightingale, who fights his battles in the shadows, in the grey areas where demons and monsters seek their prey, where one mistake can cost him his life - or worse.... 

    Regular price: $24.10

    • True Colours

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 10
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    When a set of Russian oligarchs are assassinated in London, the Russian expat community become anxious....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, but anticlimactic

    • By Vaughan on 04-30-14

    Regular price: $26.11

    • Fair Game

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 8
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Spider Shepherd is up against the most violent enemies he's ever encountered....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • far fetched, the hero comes through again.

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-08-18

    Regular price: $19.07

    • The Fireman

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Young, talented, in love with life - why should Sally have thrown herself 15 floors to her death....

    Regular price: $15.59

    • Nightshade

    • A Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller, Book 4
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    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

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