The Crime Writers' Association

James Morton

James Morton was a criminal defence lawyer until he took to writing full time. He created the Gangland series and has written books on organised crime particularly  in Britain and  Australia as well as co-authoring the Mad Frank Fraser series. He also wrote The First Detective,  a biography of Vidocq, the 19th century French criminal turned detective.  His latest book Krays: The Final Word is published by Mirror Books in paperback in July 2020.