Thomas Mogford

Agent: Nicola Barr


Thomas Mogford is the author of a series of crime novels following the life of a lawyer from Gibraltar called Spike Sanguinetti. The first book in the series, SHADOW OF THE ROCK, was one of the Spectator’s ‘Books of the Year’, and was shortlisted for the CWA 2013 Dagger Award for best debut novel. Both the sequel, SIGN OF THE CROSS, and follow-up, HOLLOW MOUNTAIN, were shortlisted for Crimefest’s eDunnit award (in 2014 and 2015), while the fourth book, SLEEPING DOGS, was chosen as one of the Guardian‘s ‘Best Holiday Reads’ of 2015. The fifth Spike Sanguinetti novel, A THOUSAND CUTS, was published by Bloomsbury in February 2017.

Books by Thomas Mogford