Simon Booker

Simon Booker


Author and screenwriter Simon Booker writes prime time TV drama for the BBC, ITV and US TV. His credits include BBC1’s Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Holby City and The Mrs Bradley Mysteries starring Diana Rigg; ITV1 thrillers The Stepfather and The Blind Date; and Perfect Strangers, the CBS romantic comedy starring Rob Lowe and Anna Friel. He has written many plays for BBC Radio 4, worked extensively as a producer in television and radio and as a journalist.

Without Trace, his debut novel, was the first in a series of psychological thrillers featuring Morgan Vine, a single mother and investigative journalist who specialises in miscarriages of justice. He followed this with Kill Me Twice in 2017. His latest book, Animal Instinct, begins a new series focusing on ex-policeman Joe Cassidy.

Simon lives in London and Deal. He is a volunteer facilitator in Restorative Justice, working with offenders at HMP Brixton.

Simon Booker @simonbooker

Easily done. Don't we all forget one of our castles?

Nobody warned me hitting an iceberg was a bad idea.

Tricky for Labour. Better if Johnson is down but not out.

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‘A beautifully executed, laugh-out-loud ride through the complex fluctuations of a father/son relationship and an unwittingly shared love interest’ OLIVIA LICHTENSTEIN

ICYMI: it would have been Betty White's 100th birthday today.
Google her name.
No, seriously, Google her name.

It would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday today.

Go to Google and type in her name.

Australian farmer Ben Jackson couldn’t attend his Aunt’s funeral due to Covid restrictions.

So instead he laid out grain for his Sheep in the shape of a heart in order “that she could see it through the clouds”.


🚨⚠️ The BBC is under threat. I've signed the @Public_Campaign petition to say to @NadineDorries: stop your attack on our BBC! #SaveOurBBC

Last call for submissions to #Discoveries2022! 📚

We want to hear from aspiring female authors, if you're working on adult fiction and currently residing in the UK or Ireland.

Submit the opening 10,000 words of your novel + a synopsis by 11.59pm tonight!

For those kicking the BBC right will miss it when its gone.....

Russell T Davies perfectly nailing why a subscription service is no substitute for the BBC.

Yes the BBC brings you the best in news, in sport, in drama, in music, in children’s, in science, in history, in entertainment, in current affairs and Sir David bloody Attenborough….but apart from that was has the BBC ever done for us?

Perhaps worth remembering what we all get from the BBC licence fee, which costs around 43p a day.

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’What an incredible read – tender, engrossing and extremely funny. I was laughing from the first page!’ LISA CUTTS

Has the Tory party ever been on the right side of History? Well let's see.
The Tory party:
*1933-39 Encouraged by traitors such as Halifax, under Chamberlain's leadership advocated appeasement of the Nazis
*1946-48 Voted against the creation of the NHS & social security 22 times

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