Ashley Dyer

The Cutting Room by Ashley Dyer

Introducing Ashley Dyer

In 2018, I began a duology under the pseudonym Ashley Dyer, with technical advice again provided by forensics and policing specialist, Helen Pepper.

The first in the series, Splinter in the Blood, went to four rounds of bids among German publishers at the London Book Fair, and was a lead title for Blanvalet in Germany in 2018/19. It was requested by 150 publishers worldwide, and there was keen TV interest in the series on both sides of the Altantic.

Books by Ashley Dyer

Splinter in the Blood by Ashely Dyer - UK book cover

Splinter in the Blood

Ashley Dyer Splinter in the Blood After months of hunting a ruthless murderer that the press has dubbed the Thorn Killer, Detective Carver is shot in his own home. His trusted partner, Ruth Lake, is alone with him. Yet instead of calling for help, she wipes the room clean of prints. But Carver isn’t dead. […]

The Cutting Room by Ashley Dyer

The Cutting Room

Ashley Dyer The Cutting Room While Britain is obsessed with the newest hit true-crime television show, Fact, or Fable? detectives Ruth Lake and Greg Carver are tormented by a fiendish flesh-and-blood killer on the loose. Lured to a “crime scene” by a mysterious digital invitation, Ruth Lake is horrified by what she finds: a bizarre and […]


Interviews with Ashley Dyer

  • September 2019 Interview with Jermaine Foster on Local Voices at BBC Radio Merseyside (audio).
  • July 2019 Crime Reads asked Team Dyer to write about our favourite serial killer novel. Here’s what we said: Crime Reads
  • July 2019 The Page 69 test is a challenge to turn to p 69 of your novel and assess  if it’s representative of the rest of the book. Click through to see how The Cutting Room measured up!
  • July 2019My Book, the Movie“. The thesis of this blog invitation was to think if they made a movie of The Cutting Room, who would I like to play the major roles and direct the film?
  • June 2019 Hank Garner’s Author Stories Podcast
  • May 2019 Interview on Murder as Art with Dawn Ius at The Big Thrill
  • January 2019Interview with Sean Styles, BBC Radio Merseyside (audio).Interview in English for the De Bichergeck website in Germany
  • July 2018 – A conversation with Ashley Dyer
    BookPeople’s Mystery Bookstore-Within-a-Bookstore, located in downtown Austin, Texas
  • June 2018 Speaking of Mysteries Podcast, Ashley Dyer in conversation with Nancie Clare