August 2022 release – “Mad, Bad and Dead”

Book 3 of the Judi Westerholme series will be published in August 2022 by Verve Books UK! You can pre-order on Amazon, print and ebook, now. Australia/NZ print release October 2022.

Amazon Australia for print/ebook pre-order.

“Trust Me, I’m Dead” has been longlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Award and the NZ Ngaio Marsh Awards.

Blog tour for “Dead and Gone” has just finished. You can read posts and reviews at each one on the list.

Dead and Gone review

Published by Verve Books UK – release date 25 July 2019:

Shortlisted for the 2018 CWA Debut Dagger, Trust Me, I’m Dead is the brilliant first book in an intriguing Australian-set mystery series.

Three years ago, Judi Westerholme turned her back on her brother. Now he’s dead. If she can follow the clues he’s left behind, she’ll uncover the truth behind his murder. But Judi’s not the only one searching for answers…

Gritty and bold, Clark’s debut thriller explores what people will do for their families with a gutsy, unapologetic protagonist who will appeal to fans of Steph Broadribb and Fiona Barton.

Sherryl Clark said: I’m thrilled that Trust Me, I’m Dead is going to be published by Verve and I’m looking forward to working with the team to create a really great read.’

Sherryl Clark

Katherine Sunderland said:Trust Me, I’m Dead is a fantastic, accomplished debut novel with a strong female protagonist whose wry humour and blunt approach to life is refreshing and utterly engaging. There are some brilliant twists along the way.  I think readers are going to love Judi Westerholme!

Sherryl has been writing for children for the past 20 years while harbouring a secret vice – writing crime for adults. She teaches creative writing to all ages, mainly adults at Polytech, and works as a freelance editor and manuscript assessor. She believes you can never own too many books – you just need more bookshelves. Follow Sherryl on Twitter @sherrylwriter

World rights to Trust Me, I’m Dead and a second novel were acquired from Brian Cook at The Authors’ Agent. Trust Me, I’m Dead will be published in Summer 2019.

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