Tim Vicary

Tim Vicaryw: www.timvicary.com
blog: www.timvicary.wordpress.com
Twitter: @TimVicary
Facebook: Tim Vicary
Available to come to book groups: Yes
Available to give talks: No
Available for school visits: No
About me
Tim Vicary is an author  and a university teacher at the university of York, England. His legal thrillers about a tough British barrister, Sarah Newby, have been compared to the works of John Grisham and Scott Turow. The second book in the series , A Fatal Verdict, was awarded a B.R.A.G Medallion for an outstanding independent novel, and the third book, Bold Counsel,  was awarded the Awesome Indies Seal of Excellence. His four historical novels have also won praise.
Tim has also written about twenty graded readers for foreign learners of English, published by Oxford University Press. In 2010 and 2011 two of these – Titanic and The Everest Story – were each the winners in their category for the Language Learner Literature Award for the Extensive Reading Foundation.
Tim lives in the English countryside, near York. When he’s not writing he likes horse-riding, cycling, and swimming.

My books

Cover of Game of ProofTim Vicary
A Game of Proof – A mother’s fight to defend her son
White Owl Publications  4th July 2011 ebook and paperback.
Genre: Legal Thriller
Set in York? Yes
Description: A mother’s worst nightmare – can her son be guilty of murder?
Criminal barrister Sarah Newby is gaining a high reputation in York Crown Court. But what should she do when her own son, Simon, is arrested and charged with a series of brutal rapes and murders?
Reviews: ‘A brilliant British crime thriller that you really should read.’ Kindle Book Review
‘This book is a top class British legal thriller. It … puts the author up there with his American counterparts, John Grisham, Scott Turow and Michael Connolly.’ Tim Kevan, barrister, author ofLaw and Disorder
Find out more and buy from: Author’s websiteAmazon  l Author’s blog 

Cover of A Fatal VerdictTim Vicary
A Fatal Verdict – A Sister’s Revenge
White Owl Publications 9th July 2011 ebook and paperback
Genre: Legal Thriller
Set in York? Yes.
Description: What would you do if someone murdered your child, but the justice system let you down? Kathryn Walters is faced with this dreadful decision when her daughter, Shelley, is found dead in her boyfriend’s flat. York barrister Sarah Newby is confronted with one of her toughest cases yet.
Reviews: ‘Excellent … Vicary brings the drama of the court room to life, all set against the back drop of the beautiful city of York.’ Kindle Book Review
‘A superb piece of writing’ Jenny Twist, author ofDomingo’s Angel’
Awards: B.R.A.G. Medallion 2012.
Find out more and buy from:  Author’s website   l Amazon l Author’s blog

Cover of Bold CounselTim Vicary
Bold Counsel – no one hides forever
White Owl Publications 16th July 2011 ebook and paperback
Genre: Legal Thriller
Set in York? Yes
Description: York barrister Sarah Newby presents her first case in the Court of Criminal Appeal, and meets a handsome property developer, Michael Parker. But when a body is discovered in one of Michael’s cottages, she begins to wonder: is this just a coincidence, or is her new lover really a murderer?
Reviews: ‘This is another superb and accomplished British thriller by Tim Vicary, and is sure to be enjoyed by many a reader.’ Kindle Book Review
‘Simply outstanding … I cannot recommend this book more highly.’ John Bartlett, author of  ‘Chequered Justice’
Awards: The Awesome Indies Seal of Approval 2012
Find out more and buy from: Author’s websiteAmazon  l Author’s blog

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