Joe Sixsmith is the central character in a series of crime fiction novels by English author Reginald Hill. Sixsmith was a lathe operator who is now a private investigator. The series is set in Luton, England.


Reginald Hill (1936-2012) was an English novelist of crime fiction. He is best known for his Dalziel and Pascoe series, set in Yorkshire. His novels used interesting structures, such as telling the story out of chronological order. In 1995, Reginald received the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement. Hill passed away in January 2012 […]