Books by William Shaw

THE BIRDWATCHER by William Shaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"A grimly effective crime drama distinguished by its richly drawn protagonist and empathetic understanding of human behavior, be it saintly or profane."
Detective South hates murder cases, particularly the one he's been ducking for 40 years. Read full book review >
A SONG FOR THE BROKENHEARTED by William Shaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"In this conclusion to a thoroughly gripping trilogy, Shaw draws incisive attention to little-known historical events and crafts a wholly satisfying thriller."
A cold case involving a former police officer's sister becomes linked to a current series of gruesome murders in 1969 London. Read full book review >
THE KINGS OF LONDON by William Shaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Shaw (She's Leaving Home, 2014) makes the gritty English capital come alive, and while the action is slow-burning, it's worth waiting for the inevitable explosion."
Corruption and deception run rampant in 1960s London as a detective struggles to balance a recent loss and a stalled homicide investigation. Read full book review >
SHE'S LEAVING HOME by William Shaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"An interesting, albeit meandering, story about people who like neither the police nor one another."
Pop-culture journalist Shaw digs back into the swinging '60s to solve the murder of a Beatles fan. Read full book review >