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 is his debut novel, the first in a series of psychological thrillers featuring Morgan Vine, a single mother and investigative journalist who specialises in miscarriages of justice.

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

Simon Booker @simonbooker

Furball Minou basking in the sun. Must be Spring.

Ace writer, ace book. Don't miss out.

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New TV script op for women writers, thanks to @TheWritersGuild 's #EqualityWrites campaign. There has to be a level playing field for ALL writers.

Male and female writers’ media coverage reveals ‘marked bias’

France 🇫🇷 have banned supermarkets from throwing away unsold food and clothing, and instead they have to donate it to charities. Please retweet if you think that your country should be doing the same.

SO looking forward to hosting Writing A Page Turner .@SkyrosHolidays Aug 11-18. Definitely a fun writing holiday, not a bootcamp. Details here:

If you saw a stranger in trouble... would you help them?

@Mcgrathmj's utterly thrilling #TheGuiltyParty is out now and the praise is rolling in, @mserinkelly found it impossible to predict!

#AreYouGuilty?...find out:

Up with this sort of thing

Your parents miss you and wish you'd call. Later you'll miss them and wish you could.

.@carolecadwalla is my hero

One of those days I just fancied starting with the second twat by Danny Dyer

Greatest thing you’ve ever seen.🏀💪😊 #Sports

I see that the Big Issue are running a crime writing competition. Brilliant opportunity for any new authors looking for a 2 book deal from Avon, at Harper Collins. Go for it, my friends!

Now this is how you clean up garbage!
This dudes a hero in my book!
It’s my firm belief that you get what you give out into the World!