Agent: David H Headley
Victoria Selman read History at Oxford University and studied Creative Writing at the City Lit.
She is the author of the Ziba MacKenzie criminal profiler series (Thomas & Mercer). Her first novel, Blood for Blood was an Amazon #1 bestseller topping the Kindle charts for five weeks. It was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger Award and has sold over half a million digital copies.
Victoria also compiles and contributes to the hugely popular Afraid of the Light charity anthology series which is independently published. The most recent volume, Afraid of the Christmas Lights featuring Val McDermid, Mark Billingham and Sophie Hannah, sold over a thousand copies on its first day and was a December Times Pick of the Month. Her short story, Hunted, was picked out for review by Alison Flood writing in the Guardian and the Observer.
As well as writing, Victoria co-hosts a true crime podcast with two other authors which was recently featured on a Sky Crime documentary. She also writes opinion pieces for the Independent and sits on a Crime Time panel with Paul Burke, Laura Wilson and Barry Forshaw.
Books by Victoria Selman
- Blood for Blood (Thomas & Mercer)
- Nothing to Lose (Thomas & Mercer)
- Snakes and Ladders (Thomas & Mercer)