The Crime Writers' Association

Jonathan Peace

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Jonathan Peace is a husband, cat-dad and author of the new novel, DIRTY LITTLE SECRET, due for release in 2021 by 5310 Publishing.

A professionally trained cinema projectionist, Jonathan’s first chapter of a writing career was as a screenwriter, penning the screenplay for THE RIFT 2012 (Vantis Pictures) as well as having several screenplays optioned including the horror comedy BREXIT-BABE. A voracious reader of crime, Jonathan put his cinematic writing talents towards penning his first crime novel, DIRTY LITTLE SECRET, book one of the BLOODY OSSETT! series of novels.

In 2019 he began a BA (Hons) degree in Creative and Professional Writing at Derby University which he will complete in 2022. His screenplay BREXIT-BABE placed in the quarterfinals of the Stage 32 Horror Screenplay Competition in 2020.

A Yorkshire lad at heart, Jonathan sets his novels in a fictionalised version of his hometown during the 1980’s. He now lives and works out of his home in Derbyshire, where he shares his writing office with his wife and their three cats.