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Simon McCleave was born in South London. When leaving University, he worked in television and film development. He was a Script Editor at the BBC, a producer at Channel 4 before working as a Story Analyst in Los Angeles. He worked on films such as 'The Full Monty' and television series such as the BBC Crime Drama 'Between The Lines'.
Simon then became a scriptwriter for television and film. He wrote on series such as Silent Witness, Murder In Suburbia, Teachers, Attachments, The Bill, Eastenders, and many more. His film, 'Out of the Game' for Channel 4 was critically acclaimed - 'An unflinching portrayal of male friendship.' (Time Out)
Simon is now a best-selling crime novelist. He has had over 300,000 sales and downloads of his DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller series. The first book in that series, 'The Snowdonia Killings', has now had over 100,000 readers and reached the top ten of the Amazon Chart. His five subsequent novels in the DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Series have all ranked in the Amazon Top 20 and are all Amazon Best Sellers.
Simon has just signed a deal to turn the books into a television series.
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