Sub-genre: historical crime
David Leigh is an award-winning British investigative journalist working out of Miami, Florida. His last book was Out of My Depth, which he wrote with Anne Darwin, wife of notorious ‘Canoe Man’ John Darwin. For his reporting on the story he won two prestigious awards, the National Association of News Agencies’ News Story of the Year and the London Press Club’s Scoop of the Year. Before moving to the US, Leigh spent 12 years at the Daily Mirror, working as reporter, News Editor and Foreign Editor, and then three years at the Daily Express as Assistant Editor (News).