Derek Ansell is a British novelist and biographer.
A regular contributor to Jazz Journal and Newbury Weekly News. The Whitechapel Murders, first novel published by Citron Press in 1999. Now published by Lulu.com. In 2008 he published the first biography of Hank Mobley.
1999: The Whitechapel Murders novel. Lulu.com
- 2008: Workout: The Music of Hank Mobley ISBN 978 09550908-8-2 Northway Publications, London.
- 2012: Sugar Free Saxophone: The Life and Music of Jackie McLean' Northway Publications, London
2013: My Brother's Keeper : novel published by Chiado Publishing, Portugal & worldwide. 2014: Sex & Sensibility : novel published by Dark Hollows Press USA.