Simon McCleave is an English author best known for the DI Ruth Hunter crime thriller series. The series began in 2020 with the release of The Snowdonia Killings.

McLeave worked in television and film development after leaving University. He worked for the BBC as a script editor, a producer at Channel 4, and a story analyst in Los Angeles. Simon would then begin to work as a script writer, writing for series such as Eastenders, Silent Witness, and the acclaimed film Out of the Game. He decided to try his hand at writing novels and his first book was The Snowdonia Killings.

Publication Order of DI Ruth Hunter Books

The Snowdonia Killings (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Harlech Beach Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dee Valley Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Cliff Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Berwyn River Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Forest Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Solace Farm Killings (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Menai Bridge Killings (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Conway Harbour Killings (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The River Seine Killings (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lake Vyrnwy Killings (2022)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of DC Ruth Hunter Murder File Books

Diary of a War Crime (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Razor Gang Murder (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Imitation of Darkness (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
London, SE15 (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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The Snowdonia Killings is the first book in the DI Ruth Hunter series. The book begins as Hunter is dealing with the pain or her partner’s mysterious disappearance. She is about to turn fifty and decides to leave her life in London for a more quiet life in North Wales. Ruth barely settles into her position when the body of a woman is discovered with symbols carved into her skin. Her investigation doesn’t start well as she struggles to eliminate anyone from her list of suspects. When another victim is dead, she’s forced to re-think the investigation and solve this case before they strike again.

The DI Ruth Hunter series continued with The Harlech Beach Killings. This book sees a murdered millionaire that Hunter is set to investigate. The case leads her to a connection with an infamous Liverpudlian drug lord. Hunter and her partner want to bring the gangster to justice, but her partner’s personal vendetta could jeopardize things. The investigation features botched raids and a slew of cold-case murders, leading Ruth to believe the criminal has corrupt players in his pocket. To solve the case, she’ll need to work fast before a hit is ordered on her.

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