Simon Brett has written more than 100 books, including the Charles Paris, Mrs Pargeter and Fethering series of crime novels. Blotto and Twinks are his most recent creations. He was awarded an OBE in 2016 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Interviews with Simon Brett
Interviews where books by Simon Brett were recommended
If you’re looking for escapism, crime novels can be a good way to go. Which is strange, given that nearly all of them revolve around murder. Sophie Roell, editor of Five Books and an avid consumer of the genre, picks her personal favourites published in 2020.