Simon Brett is a prolific author of murder mystery novels, He's also well known in the UK as a playwright and a writer for television and radio. Born in 1945 he was educated at Oxford University gaining a first class degree in English.
While at the BBC Brett produced the first episode of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' as well as several episodes of 'I'm Sorry I Havn't A Clue' and 'Just A Minute'. 'A shock to the System' is one the most famous of his novels having been made into a film version starring Michael Caine in 1984.
Soon to be released is Brett's 18th of the murder mystery series featuring the character of 'Charles Paris' which will be titled 'A Decent Interval', perhaps suggestive towards the current 14 year wait for fans of the series.
Check out our AwesomeBooks review of Simon Brett's book from the Fethering series :
The Witness At The Wedding
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