Books

Neil’s books have been published in eight languages
  • The Calling
    The Calling

    Winner, Ngaio Marsh Best Crime Novel Award (NZ) 2012 Longlisted, Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2012 'L...
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  • Captured
    Captured

    How many wrongs will put things right? Even though he is still young, Kenny has just weeks to live. Before he dies, he wants to...
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  • Burial
    Burial

    How far would you go to keep a secret? Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: a party that led to th...
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  • Natural History
    Natural History

    How far would you go for your own flesh and blood? Patrick’s son Charlie has left home in disgrace. His zoologist wife Ja...
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  • Heartland
    Heartland

    How a lonely child came to fall in love with a monster When he was five, Neil’s mother walked out of the family home. Two...
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  • Always the Sun
    Always the Sun

    A new town; a new school; a new nightmare Jamie is thirteen years old, an only child. His mother has recently died. He and his ...
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  • Holloway Falls
    Holloway Falls

    Family man; gentle man; wanted man William Holloway has secrets. Years ago, he witnessed his wife’s betrayal and his life...
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  • Christendom
    Christendom

    Malachi Thorndyke, former soldier, book smuggler, drunk, is living in the South Australian Reclamation when he’s approache...
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  • Mr. In-Between
    Mr. In-Between

    Jon Bennet is the perfect employee: efficient, completely loyal, conscientious to the last. But his job is murder – pure, ...
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Luther - Series 1

...the actors' skill - and Cross' admirable ability to explore his characters' boundaries without either calcifying or forsaking them - allows "Luther" to be superhuman in both the ordinary and extraordinary sense.

Los Angeles Times

Luther - Series 2

“Gritty, brooding, emotionally raw . . . whatever you call it, Luther is powerful TV.”

San Francisco Chronicle

Luther - Series 3

It gets darker, scarier and more captivating with each episode as Luther matches wits with killers and cops alike . . . the outstanding Elba broods like no other actor, and adds nuance to the series beyond the excellent writing of series creator Neil Cross and his team

Sunday Mirror