Simon Booker

Simon Booker

Author

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

As we say across the pond, diddums.

Spot the odd man out...?

For all cat owners: I hope this story is getting enough publicity. Product recall of many popular cat foods from Pets at home, Sainsbury’s and Applaws linked to deadly side effects. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57486596

This baby seal being introduced to water for the very first time is the sweetest thing you’ll see today…

Come and work with meeeee! Oh, and the best, nicest, most interesting team of people you could ever hope to meet. https://twitter.com/PRHCareersUK/status/1405083308585893889

someone has just referred to that new channel as "Wetherspoons TV" and I can't stop thinking about this

🧡🧡🧡 https://twitter.com/dusttoodigital/status/1404801852080861187

Tomorrow, after eight years, an independent panel is due to publish its report on Britain's most investigated and unsolved murder. Daniel Morgan was killed in 1987 - when he was reportedly on the brink of exposing corruption in the Metropolitan Police @justice4daniel https://twitter.com/hackinginquiry/status/1403019265297502217

Easy like Sunday morning ⁦@Deal_Town⁩

Andrea Bocelli singing Nessun Dorma 🎤

The perfect way to start Euro 2020 🙌

Fabulous match, in danger of being spoilt by #ITV4 commentators' verbal diarrhea. LESS IS MORE.

Rush hour traffic jam ⁦@Deal_Town⁩

Love the tennis-y part of summer, hate the golf-y part.

"Tanned and shirtless, wearing an Ole Miss baseball cap flipped backward, @JHoganGidley is sipping a $16 virgin berry spritzer at the poolside bar at the Breakers, the luxury Palm Beach resort."

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SISTER’S looking for a new SISTER! 😊

We’re looking to hire a Development Assistant to join our London team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a passion for storytelling and is at the early stages of their career in TV/film.

More info below👇

Say what you like about Trump, he managed to personify everything wrong with the human race in one neat, orange package.

Is there a curfew for flies? All day long, Bzzz, Bzzz, Bzzz. After 7.00ish - nothing. Where do they go? No one knows.

Love this. Nailed it: man, 82, builds bench for wife in 30 minutes after council plea ignored https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/10/nailed-it-man-82-builds-bench-for-wife-in-30-minutes-after-council-plea-ignored?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Happpppy publication day @FannyBlake1