4 November 1980
|Occupation||Novelist , Journalist|
|Education||Frome Community College, Somerset, University of Central Lancashire|
|Genre||Crime fiction, Young-adult fiction|
|Notable works||The Jessica Daniel novels|
Kerry Wilkinson (born 4 November 1980) is a British author and sports journalist born in Bath, Somerset.
Kerry Wilkinson is one of the United Kingdom's most-successful self-published authors. In the final quarter of 2011, Amazon UK announced he was their top-selling author for their Amazon Kindle chart - and that he had sold over 250,000 ebooks.
In March 2012, it was announced he was one of Amazon's top-10 bestselling UK-born authors worldwide for 2011. In August 2012, it was reported he was one of Amazon's top-10 bestselling Kindle authors in 2012.
In September 2012, Pan Macmillan announced they had acquired a "fantasy trilogy for young adults", the Silver Blackthorn series, to be released from autumn 2013.
In August 2013, The Bookseller reported that Pan Macmillan had bought two more books from Wilkinson, including a standalone crime novel, Down Among The Dead Men; and Something Wicked, a spin-off from Playing With Fire, book five of the Jessica Daniel series.
In December 2013, Watched: When Road Rage Follows You Home became Wilkinson's seventh successive novel to appear in Amazon's top 20 crime chart.
- Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Spider-Man (2005) (co-writer)
Jessica Daniel Novels
- Locked In (2011), ISBN 978-1447225645 (German version: Eingesperrt - Jessica Daniel ermittelt, Translator: Olaf Knechten, 2013)
- Vigilante (2011) ISBN 978-1447225669
- The Woman In Black (2011) ISBN 978-1447225676
- As If By Magic (ebook exclusive, 2012)
- Think Of The Children (February 2013) ISBN 978-1447223405
- Playing With Fire (July 2013) ISBN 978-1447223412
- Thicker Than Water (October 2013) ISBN 978-1447223429
- Behind Closed Doors (January 2014) ISBN 978-1447247852
- Crossing The Line (2014)
The Jessica Daniel novels are also available as audiobooks produced by AudioGo, read by Becky Hindley.
Silver Blackthorn Novels
- Reckoning (May 2014) ISBN 978-1447235309 (UK), Pan Books); (July 2014) ISBN 978-1250053534 (USA, St. Martin's Press)
- Untitled book two (2015)
- Untitled book three
Other crime novels
- Watched: When Road Rage Follows You Home (2013)
- Something Wicked (2014)
- Down Among The Dead Men (2015)
- The Bookseller, 15 March 2013, page 20
- KerryWilkinson.com his personal website including his blog and bibliography.
- Facebook site a fan page for the Jessica Daniel series.
- Twitter his Twitter account.