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

"[Forgiveness] requires a broad perspective, namely understanding that life is morally complicated, that people behave in despicable ways and that some things can never be explained." @MCantacuzino #TFPBook #forgiveness #ThursdayThoughts #quoteoftheday

ICYMI - if you work in a pub I REALLY WANT TO GIVE YOU THIRTY QUID - no, not for a pint of DDH Imperial Milkshake IPA, but for 90 minutes of your time. Got LOADS of cask enthusiasts now - need to speak to people less engaged with it.

'How to Write a Page-Turner' with Simon Booker. This August course will sell out. Call 01983 865566 to secure your place.
#amwriting #writingtips #author #suspense @simonbooker

Have an idea for a crime novel? Apply for a free mentorship with a published crime writer, open to 18+ women from BAME and/or working class background

Wondering what to do today? Head to @LdnMetArchives where @mcgrathmj will be talking all things #pieandmash (and it's free!) 🥟✨ As recommended by @Londonist

Check this out! Absolutely delighted to tell you that author and screenwriter Simon Booker is joining us this summer in Greece 🤗🇬🇷

SO looking forward to hosting my first writing holiday this summer. Watch the video (starring sleeping Minou) then check out the .@SkyrosHolidays website for more details.

Discover new ways of turning your life stories into powerful fiction. Twice BAFTA nominee, author @Steveattridge is teaching 'Life, Dreams & Fiction' this July.

#writing #writingtips #amwriting #memoir #author

There's NO business like SHOW business...

And so ends our time in #Cambridge (for now atleast) a THRILLING evening with @JefferyDeaver in conversation with @mcgrathmj talking about #TheNeverGame - which is out now by the way 😏 Thanks a lot to @heffersbookshop and @mcgrathmj #TheGuiltyParty for a wonderful event.

Such a lovely evening with the legend that is @JefferyDeaver #TheNeverGame @HQstories

Leadsom vs. Boris and Boris will win and may the Lord have mercy etc...