Profusion Publishers - Independent British Publishing House, based in London

Watch Profusion Books co-director and translator, author Mike Phillips, in documentary “Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers”.

BBC Four, Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 21:00

Andrew Marr investigates detective fiction, and reveals how it works.

Mike Phillips is best known for his crime fiction, including four novels featuring black journalist Sam Dean: Blood Rights (1989), which was adapted for BBC television, The Late Candidate (1990), winner of the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award, Point of Darkness (1994) and An Image to Die For (1995). Subsequent novels are The Dancing Face (1998), A Shadow of Myself (2000) and The Name You Once Gave Me (2006). Non fiction works are Windrush: The Irresistible Rise of Multi-Racial Britain (1998), and London Crossings: A Biography of Black Britain (2001). Recently he has written, translated and published a number of East European works.