Books by Joseph Knox

THE SMILING MAN by Joseph Knox
Released: Jan. 15, 2019

"With his second novel in what looks to be an enduring series, Knox takes his place alongside such writers as Val McDermid, David Peace, and Sophie Hannah in making Manchester a destination for crime fiction."
Stuck on the graveyard shift after using and stealing drugs—from the evidence room—Detective Constable Aidan Waits is squeezed from all sides after finding a murdered man in an abandoned Manchester hotel. Read full book review >
SIRENS by Joseph Knox
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"A powerfully assured debut by a British novelist who has the potential to be a leading player in modern noir."
On the outs since being caught stealing drugs from the evidence room, Manchester police detective Aidan Waits is pressured by a superior into posing as a bounced cop to investigate a top drug dealer and hired by a member of Parliament to find and report back on his runaway teenage daughter. Read full book review >