Paul Cleave

Paul Cleave is the author of eight award-winning, internationally bestselling crime thrillers, including Joe Victim, finalist for the Edgar, Barry, and Ngaio Marsh awards, and, most recently, Five Minutes Alone. He lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Trust No One

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    A crime writer struggles to differentiate between reality and the plot he's created for the page.

    Starred review. “On almost every page, this outstanding psychological thriller forces the reader to reconsider what is real.” - Publishers Weekly (book review)

    Released August 4, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • The Cleaner

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    A finalist for the Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction.

    "This book is not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach." - Booklist

    Released September 8, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Blood Men

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    Edward Hunter has it all - beautiful wife and daughter, great job, bright future...and a dark past.

    Released December 8, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Collecting Cooper

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    From international bestseller Paul Cleave, a new thriller paints a vivid picture of a killer's mind.

    Released January 12, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • The Laughterhouse

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    A thriller about one father's revenge and anothers fight for survival.

    Starred review. "A wonderful book...The final effect is that tingling in the neck hairs that tells us an artist is at work." - Booklist

    Released February 9, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Five Minutes Alone

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    Someone is helping rape victims exact revenge on their attackers, prompting a cat-and-mouse chase.

    “[A] powerhouse of a tale... A gripping thriller from beginning to end.” - Booklist (starred review)

    Released April 26, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • A Killer Harvest

    By Paul Cleave

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    A Thriller

    A once blind teenager discovers a world darker than the one he emerged from…

    "Cleave, a master of dark and compelling thrillers, puts a moral spin on this twisting, chilling tale with its disturbing finale." - Booklist

    Released August 1, 2017
    English, Unabridged