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C.M. Ewan

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C.M. Ewan is the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of A WINDOW BREAKS, THE INTERVIEW, THE HOUSE HUNT and the forthcoming THE LIFT HOME.

Writing as Chris Ewan, he is also the author of SAFE HOUSE, the half-a-million copy bestseller which was shortlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, as well as the standalone thrillers DEAD LINE, DARK TIDES and LONG TIME LOST. His popular GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO … series of mysteries about globetrotting crime writer and thief-for-hire Charlie Howard are published in thirteen countries and are currently in development for TV.

Chris was born in Taunton in 1976 and graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in American Studies with a minor in Canadian Literature, then later moved to the Isle of Man where he worked as a film and entertainment lawyer. In recent years, Chris has moved back to Somerset with his wife and two children, where he writes full time.


Other Awards

Winner of the Long Barn Books First Novel Award for The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam.

Shortlisted for the Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award for Safe House.

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