Lee Weeks is a Sunday Times bestselling author based in Devon, UK.

Her first book, The Trophy Taker, was published in 2008 to critical acclaim. The book heralded the start of a crime thriller series that centred on the hugely popular Detective Inspector Johnny Mann and his investigations in SE Asia.

In 2012, Lee wrote Dead of Winter, the first thriller novel in a new detective series based around the lives of Ebony Willis and Dan Carter, both Detectives in the London Murder Squad MIT17.

In 2018 she introduced her new blog, full of advice and tips for fellow writers.  Find out more about her latest books below. 

A gritty and atmospheric read

Bursts off the page like arterial spray from a newly slaughtered body
— Daily Mail (COLD KILLERS)
One of the best crime novels I’ve read in a long time
— ANNA SMITH, author Kill Me Twice (COLD KILLERS)





Lee Weeks was born in Devon. She left school at seventeen and, armed with a notebook and very little cash, spent seven years working her way around Europe and South East Asia. She returned to settle in London, marry and raise two children. She has worked as an English teacher and personal fitness trainer. Her books have been Sunday Times bestsellers. She now lives in Devon. 


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Alongside her crime writing Lee has built an established career as a painter, producing abstract and landscape paintings for local businesses and private clients. She produces a small selection of paintings each year, mainly focused around the beautiful Devon countryside. Three of her most popular paintings can be viewed on the Art Gallery website. For commissions please fill in the form below for more information.





Lee is also an experienced copywriter. Here are some of her articles for the launch issue of Corinthia Hotel London Magazine.


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