WorldCat Identities

Wilkinson, Kerry 1980-

Works: 54 works in 185 publications in 5 languages and 3,951 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Bildungsromans  Thrillers (Fiction)  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6515, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kerry Wilkinson
Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorn of the feudal English village, Martindale, takes the coming-of-age test that determines her place in society and learns that she is to become an Offering for King Victor, placing her in a warped world of suspicion from which she knows she must escape
Renegade by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver Blackthorn is on the run with the other eleven Offerings she helped to escape from Windsor Castle, trying to keep them all from the clutches of Minister Prime, King Victor, and the Kingsmen, when all she wants is to be reunited with family and friends
Think of the children by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel is first on the scene as a stolen car crashes on a misty, wet Manchester morning. The driver is dead, but the biggest shock awaits her when she discovers the body of a child wrapped in plastic in the boot of the car
Down among the dead men by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Green's life is changed for good after he is saved from a mugging by crime boss, Harry Irwell. He is then drawn into Manchester's notorious underworld, where smash and grab is as normal as making a cup of tea. But Jason isn't a casual thug. He has a life plan that doesn't involve blowing his money on the usual trappings. That is until a woman walks into his life offering the one thing that money can't buy - salvation
Vigilante by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead bodies are piling up for Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel. Usually when a serial killer is on the loose, the pressure would be building to find the perpetrator but the victims are all hardened criminals themselves. The national media can't believe their luck with an apparent vigilante on the streets, while Jessica's new boss seems grateful someone else is doing their job for them. Things aren't so straightforward when forensics matches blood from the apparent killer to a man already behind bars
Locked in by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a body is found in a locked house, Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel is left to not only find the killer but discover how they got in and out. With little in the way of leads and a journalist that seems to know more about the case than she does, Jessica is already feeling the pressure - and that's before a second body shows up in identical circumstances to the first
Resurgence by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of Silver Blackthorn's defiance have spread across the land, and with her friends and family in dire jeopardy, hiding is no longer an option
Something wicked by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something Wicked is the first in a breath-taking series from Kerry Wilkinson, creator of the bestselling Jessica Daniel books. Nicholas Carr disappeared on his eighteenth birthday and the world has moved on. His girlfriend has left for university, his friends now have jobs and the police are busy dealing with the usual gallery of suspects. But his father, Richard, can't forget the three fingers the police dug up from a sodden Manchester wood. What happened to Nicholas on the night he disappeared and why did he never return home? A private investigator is Richard's last hope - but Andrew Hunter has his own problems. There's something about his assistant that isn't quite right. Jenny's brilliant but reckless and he can't figure out what's in it for her. By the time he discovers who's a danger and who's not, it might all be too late
Playing with fire by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years ago Martin Chadwick set fire to a Manchester pub, not knowing a teenager was sleeping inside. With Chadwick's release from prison imminent, and the victim's father telling the papers he is out for revenge, DS Jessica Daniel is left to keep an eye on him and his angry son
Scarred for life by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DI Jessica Daniel is not having a good week. Her wallet's been nicked, the refurbished incident room is already falling apart, and a new football-mad constable is driving her crazy. She also has bigger things on her mind. A student's body has been dumped in a wheelie bin at the back of a university building, with a vague link to an Olympic medallist and a theory that it could have been an induction which went wrong. There's the tattooed shop raider who has her team stumped; someone attacking lone women; a chief inspector who seems to have a problem with her; and someone putting letters through her front door insisting that she's caught 'the wrong man'
For richer, for poorer by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three houses have been burgled in five weeks. The robbers barge in through the back, disable any way to contact the outside world, and then ransack everything - before distributing the stolen cash to local charities. It might be robbing from the rich to give to the poor - but Detective Inspector Jessica Daniel is not a happy bunny. The new DCI has a whiteboard with far too many things on the 'unsolved' side and he wants the burglars found. Doesn't he know she has other things to do? There's a lottery winner who's gone bankrupt, the homeless teenager she's taken in, the botched drugs raid, a trip to London with DC Archie Davey, and a man-mountain Serbian with a missing wife who's been pimping out young women. All the while, someone's watching from the wings and waiting for Jessica to mess up. Officers are being pensioned off and booted out - with a certain DI Daniel firmly in their sights
The woman in black by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone has left a severed hand in the centre of Manchester and the only clue Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel has to go on is CCTV footage of a woman in a long black robe placing it carefully on the ground. With a lengthy missing persons list and frantic families wondering if the body part could belong to their absent loved ones, the detective has plenty to deal with - and that's before a detached finger arrives for her in the post. By the time a second hand is found and a local MP's wife goes missing, Jessica is left struggling to find out who the appendages belong to, how they are connected and just what the mysterious woman in black has to do with it all
No place like home by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A festive homecoming takes a dangerous turn in No Place Like Home by bestselling author of the Jessica Daniel series, Kerry Wilkinson.Craig Macklin was a teenager when his headteacher told him he was heading to either prison or the grave. Instead, Craig left the north of England, saying goodbye to his friends and family to start a new life.Thirteen years on, redundant and separated from his wife, he returns for the first time.It's Christmas: markets in full swing, lights twinkling, shoppers shopping, revellers revelling.Manchester has seen a revolution. The buildings soar higher, the shopping centres sprawl wider. New industries have replaced old and yet, away from the glitter, the tinsel, the hot spiced cider and the enormous inflatable Santa, some things will never change.Amid the season, there are secrets from which he cannot escape and, when debt-collectors attack his parents' house, Craig realizes the teenage hell-raiser he left behind might not be so buried after all
Crossing the line by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before Jessica Daniel became a police detective, Manchester was a ghost city after dark. Fear ruled as people were afraid to be out by themselves, the notorious Stretford Slasher terrorizing its inhabitants. Now, twenty-five years on and the media are feeling nostalgic. But Jessica has a new case to worry about. Apparent strangers are being targeted in broad daylight, the attacker unworried about being caught. If only Jessica and her team could track him down ...It's the coldest spring in memory and Jessica has old friends to look out for, plus secrets - so many secrets - that should have long been buried
Resurgence by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entire country has been lied to. Silver Blackthorn was supposed to be one of the privileged few, chosen to serve and help rebuild a shattered nation. Instead she is a rebel. Tales of her defiance have spread across the land: King Victor and the Minister Prime want her dead, the resistance groups are desperate for her help. But Silver's friends and family are in dire jeopardy, so hiding is no longer an option. As her travels take her into the far reaches of an unknown land, she is forced to make new friends and hunt for new allegiances. Final battle lines are being drawn. The time has come. Then there's the hardest choice of all: Opie or Imrin
Something hidden by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone hates Fiona Methodist. Her war veteran father shot a young couple in broad daylight before killing himself. The engaged pair had witnessed a robbery and were due to give evidence but, with all three now dead, no one knows the true motive. For Fiona, it's destroyed her life. It's not just those who whisper behind her back or the friends who pretend she doesn't exist; it's the landlords who spot her name and say no, the job agencies who can't find her work. But Fiona knows her dad didn't do it. He couldn't have he's her father and he wouldn't do that would he? Private investigator Andrew Hunter takes pity on the girl and, even with stolen bengal cats to find, plus an ex-wife who's not quite so 'ex', he can't escape the creeping feeling that Fiona might be right after all
Thicker than water by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cameron and Eleanor Sexton arrive home to find their teenage babysitter missing, their immediate concern is for their young daughter. Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel is dispatched to find out what's going on, but with all apparently well, she thinks she's been sent on a fool's errand. Soon, the teenager's body is discovered in an apparently random house on the other side of Manchester. The puzzle deepens when a journalist points out that someone placed an obituary for him just days before his disappearance. A string of clues point to a club whose owner has an unhealthy interest in Jessica, but then something happens which makes her question the very core of her beliefs. She is left to turn to the one person she knows she can rely on ...but is that trust misplaced?
Nothing but trouble by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niall O'Brien is a veteran living on the edge of a run-down estate, refusing to sell his house to developers. He's the only remaining resident, alone and frightened by a series of break-ins. He's been threatening to shoot the next intruder but he can't be serious ...what if the next person through the door is a police officer trying to help? Elsewhere, on a bright Manchester morning a vehicle screeches across a junction and wipes out a prison van. Two prisoners run for it, leaving the police to track them down. They don't have long to wait. Hours later, one of the escapees is hanged from a motorway bridge. Was he broken out solely to be killed, or is there something deeper going on? Meanwhile, someone's conning pensioners out of their savings and there are rumours that the bare-knuckle British middleweight title fight is coming to the city. DI Jessica Daniel fears finding herself in the middle of an all-out war, not knowing that the biggest threat might come from a frightened pensioner
Behind closed doors by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel has barely left her house in months, isolated away from friends and colleagues. She may have given up on herself but one man is sure she still has something to offer. DCI Jack Cole gives her a chance at redemption: An opportunity to help a neighbouring force by discovering what is going on with a reclusive community living in a stately home in the middle of nowhere. People are going missing, turning up dead with only a vague link back to the house. But can Jessica beat her own demons in time to find out exactly what's going on behind closed doors?
In the loop by Kerry Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.21 for Resurgence ... to 0.76 for In the loo ...)

Alternative Names
Kerry Wilkinson

Kerry Wilkinson British writer

Kerry Wilkinson écrivain britannique