Matt Hilton quit his career as a police officer to pursue his love of writing tight, cinematic American-style thrillers. He is the author of the high-octane Joe Hunter thriller series, including his most recent novels 'The Devil's Anvil' - Joe Hunter 10 - published in June 2015 by Hodder and Stoughton and Blood Tracks, the first in a new series from Severn House publishers in November 2015, with book 2 - Painted Skins - due for publication in August 2016. His first book, 'Dead Men's Dust', was shortlisted for the International Thriller Writers' Debut Book of 2009 Award, and was a Sunday Times bestseller, also being named as a 'thriller of the year 2009' by The Daily Telegraph. Dead Men's Dust was also a top ten Kindle bestseller in 2013. The Joe Hunter series is widely published by Hodder and Stoughton in UK territories, and by William Morrow and Company and Down and Out Books in the USA, and have been translated into German, Italian, Romanian and Bulgarian. As well as the Joe Hunter series, Matt has been published in a number of anthologies and collections, and has published novels in the supernatural/horror genre, namely 'Preternatural', 'Dominion', 'Darkest Hour' and 'The Shadows Call'.
Praise for the Joe Hunter thriller series: "Matt Hilton delivers a thrill a minute. Awesome!" (Chris Ryan) "Hard-hitting and fast-paced, I was hooked from start to finish." (Simon Kernick) "Roars along at a ferocious pace..." (Observer) "Electrifying." (Daily Mail) "Vicious, witty and noir. Hilton is a sparkling new talent." (Peter James) "Another brutally fast and brutally addictive novel from Matt Hilton. Ne'er-do-wells beware, Joe Hunter is coming for you!" (Crimeandpublishing.com) "Explosive and deadly . . . the prolific penman strikes gold again." (Crimesquad.com)