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Tony Black


Tony Black is the author of more than 20 books, including the DI Bob Valentine series. He has been nominated for eight CWA Daggers and was runner up in The Guardian's Not the Booker prize for The Last Tiger.

He has written three crime series, a number of crime novellas and two collections of short stories. His acclaimed author interviews series was collected under the title Hard TruthsHis novella, The Ringer, was adapted for the stage and the Ayr Gaiety performance can be found online at Vimeo.

A former Young Journalist of the Year, Black still writes for the press regularly. He lives across the pond in Scotland.

His website is

Books by Tony Black from Bold Venture Press
D.I. Bob Valentine (four-book series, available in print and electronic format)