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Paul Cleave is an award-winning author who often divides his time between his home city of Christchurch, New Zealand, where all his novels are set, and Europe, where none of his novels are set. His works have been bestsellers that been translated into over a dozen languages and have sold over a million copies.
He’s won the Ngaio Marsh Award three times, the Saint-Maur book festival’s crime novel of the year award, has been shortlisted for the Edgar, the Barry and the Ned Kelly. He’s appeared at festivals in the U.K, Turkey, France, Germany, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Taiwan, Tahiti, New Caledonia, and New Zealand.
His first published novel, The Cleaner (2006) was an international best-seller with sales exceeding 500,000. His ninth novel Trust No One (2015), a stand-alone about a crime writer suffering from Alzheimer’s, recently won the Ngaio Marsh 2016 award.
A Killer Harvest, a novel about a boy who gets to see for the first time after receiving an eye transplant, is his latest novel.
Paul Cleave’s website
Paul on Facebook
Paul on Twitter
Simon & Schuster [Atria Books] author page
NZ Listener article on Paul winning his third Ngaio Marsh Award (Aug, 2016)
Radio New Zealand review of Trust No One (March, 2016)
NZ Booklovers review of Trust No One (Nov, 2015)
NZ Herald interview (Jan, 2015)