Author Danuta Reah, who has also written as Danuta Kot and Carla Banks, stands on a dark, mossy path

The award-winning, critically acclaimed crime fiction author

“A compelling voice in crime thriller writing.”– The Times

DANUTA REAH has also written as DANUTA KOT and CARLA BANKS

Seal: Winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger award
 
Seal: Runner-up for the CWA Short Story Dagger award
 
Seal: Shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library award
 
Seal: Nominated for the CWA Gold Dagger award
 
Seal: Nominated for the CWA Steel Dagger award

I am an award-winning writer of crime fiction, and my books and short stories have been translated into over ten languages. I believe that a good novel should tell a gripping story, have a satisfactory ending and be peopled by characters who are fully-developed and believable.

Although I am perhaps best known for my novels set in and around my home city of Sheffield, I have also written a number of other novels, short stories and non-fiction/academic books.

Crime fiction novels by Danuta Reah

My nine novels, including the ‘Sheffield novels’ for which I am known.

Danuta Reah has also written crime fiction novels under the names Danuta Kot and Carla Banks. Click/tap the covers or text links to learn more about each one.

Crime fiction short stories by Danuta Reah

Twice winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger award.

Danuta Reah has also written crime fiction short stories under the name Danuta Kot.

Academic and non-fiction books by Danuta Reah

Academic books that focus on the way language works.

Plus as co-author, creative writing books focused on writing commercial fiction.

My latest blog posts

by Danuta Reah

The Mind of a Murderer by Michael Wood

The Mind of a Murderer by Michael Wood – plus interview

What lies in the mind of a killer? Forensic psychologist, Olivia Winter already knows more than most, but is there worse to come? Michael Wood’s latest thriller, The Mind of a Murderer, takes Olivia to places none of us want to go. My review and an interview with the author.

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Photos of Danuta: Richard Harland Photography.