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About Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton quit his career as a police officer to pursue his love of writing tight, cinematic American-style thrillers. He is the author of 13 high-octane Joe Hunter thriller series, including his most recent novels ‘The Fourth Option’ – Joe Hunter 13 - and Cold Fire, the 10th in a series from Severn House publishers featuring Tess Grey and Nicolas 'Po' Villere. His first book, ‘Dead Men’s Dust’, was shortlisted for the International Thriller Writers’ Debut Book of 2009 Award, and was a Sunday Times bestseller, also being named as a ‘thriller of the year 2009’ by The Daily Telegraph. Dead Men’s Dust was also a top ten Kindle bestseller in 2013 and again in 2017. The Joe Hunter series is widely published by Hodder and Stoughton and Canelo in UK territories, and by William Morrow and Company and Down and Out Books in the USA, and have been translated into German, Italian, Romanian and Bulgarian. As well as the Joe Hunter series, Matt has been published in a number of anthologies and collections, and has published novels in the supernatural/horror/thriller genres, namely 'Darke',  ‘Preternatural’, ‘Dominion’, ‘Darkest Hour’, 'Wildfire', 'The Girl on Shattered Rock' and ‘The Shadows Call’.  Coming soon is a standalone thriller 'The Girl in The Smoke' which will be published by Severn House in February 2024.

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