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Darren is an award-winning retired Detective Sergeant with 26 years service, the majority spent as a detective working on major crime. His experience ranges from running pro-active drugs teams to Sexual Offence Investigation units and as an Enquiry Team Leader and Deputy Senior Investigation Officer on murder investigations in both Essex and Suffolk. These investigations have included high-profile suspects such as serial killer Peter Tobin. He has worked as a police advisor for script writers and authors and it was as a result of this that he was encouraged to write his first novel. 

'The Skinned Man' was published in the July of 2022.

Darren lives in Suffolk with his wife, two youngest children, elderly Labrador, excitable French Bulldog and two rather indifferent cats.

Get in touch to discover more about his work, life as a Detective, writing process and his future endeavours.

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