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closing the distance dowsonJeff Dowson

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Jeff has worked in arts and entertainment since the mid 1970s; beginning in the theatre as a writer and director, specialising in new and contemporary drama.

An independent writer/producer/director in television since 1983, his screen credits include entertainment features, arts and documentary series, drama series and films. He is a long standing member of BAFTA.

Since turning novelist, he has written four mystery thrillers in the developing Jack Shepherd series – Closing the Distance, Changing the Odds, Cloning the Hate and Bending the Rules.  And another, featuring American GI Ed Grover – One Fight at a Time.


Books by Jeff Dowson

  • One Fight at a Time


  • Changing the Odds


  • Cloning the Hate


  • Closing the Distance


  • Bending the Rules