The Crime Writers' Association

Chris Ewan

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Chris Ewan is the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of many mystery and thriller novels.

He is the author of The Good Thief’s Guide To … series of mystery novels. The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award and is published in thirteen countries. The complete series comprises The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam, The Good Thief’s Guide to Paris, The Good Thief’s Guide to Vegas, The Good Thief’s Guide to Venice and The Good Thief’s Guide to Berlin.

Chris’s first standalone thriller, Safe House, has sold over 500,000 copies in the UK and was shortlisted for The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in 2013. He is also the author of the thrillers Dead Line and Dark Tides and the Kindle Single short story, Scarlett Point. His most recent thriller is Long Time Lost.

Born in Taunton in 1976, Chris graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in American Studies with a minor in Canadian Literature, and later trained as a lawyer. After eleven years living on the Isle of Man, he recently returned home to Somerset with his wife and two children, where he writes full time.

Daggers

Library - Longlisted 2017

Other Awards

Winner of the Long Barn Books First Novel Award for The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam.