G D Abson

GD Abson

Agent: Kate Hordern

Mirror Books publish Garry’s second Natalya Ivanova crime novel, BLACK WOLF, in hardback and eBook on 16 May 2019 and in paperback later in 2019. MOTHERLAND, the first in the series set in contemporary St Petersburg and featuring the lovable and very human policewoman Natalya Ivanova, was published by Mirror Books in paperback on 26 April 2018 and eBook and audio.

Garry Abson works as a freelance business analyst and lives in the South West of England.


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MOTHERLAND was short-listed for the CWA Debut Dagger.

Praise for MOTHERLAND:
“fascinating” The Times/Sunday Times Crime Club Star Pick

“She (Captain Natalya Ivanova) cares about her career, but also about her family.  She feels very real, and is a pleasure to read about …. a well-crafted thriller that shines for its atmosphere, setting and characters.” The Crime Review
“an extremely enjoyable thriller. Highly recommended.” Raven Crime Reads
“A Child 44 for Putin-land, this classy page-turner oozes with atmosphere.” David Young, author of STASI CHLD and STASI WOLF
“Senior Detective Natalya Ivanova does for St Petersburg what Martin Cruz Smith’s Arkady Renko did for Gorky Park… taut, fast-moving and compellingly believable.” Tom Callaghan, author of A KILLING WINTER
“Gripping, authentic and fast-paced – this is a fine thriller that will delight fans of Martin Cruz Smith.” William Ryan, author of THE HOLY THIEF