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.
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.
Watched: When Road Rage Follows You Home (Dec 2013) and Crossing The Line (January 2014) became Wilkinson's seventh and eighth successive novels to appear in Amazon's top 20 crime chart.
- Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Spider-Man (2005) (co-writer)
Jessica Daniel crime 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 (September 2014) ISBN 978-1447247876
- Scarred For Life (January 2015) ISBN 978-1447247890
The Jessica Daniel novels are also available as audiobooks, read by Becky Hindley.
Andrew Hunter crime novels
- Something Wicked (June 2014)
- Something Hidden (2015)
Silver Blackthorn novels
- Reckoning (May 2014) ISBN 978-1447235309 (UK, Pan Books); (July 2014) ISBN 978-1250053534 (USA, St. Martin's Press)
- Renegade (May 2015) ISBN 978-1447235316 (UK, Pan Books); (July 2015) ISBN 978-1250061331 (USA, St. Martin's Press)
Other crime novels
- Watched: When Road Rage Follows You Home (2013)
- Down Among The Dead Men (September 2015)
- The Bookseller, 15 March 2013, page 20