Thomas Mogford is the author of a series of novels that follow the life of a Gibraltarian lawyer named Spike Sanguinetti. The first book, Shadow of the Rock, was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger for best new crime writer. The second, Sign of the Cross, and third, Hollow Mountain, were shortlisted for the CrimeFest eDunnit Award. All three have recently been optioned for TV by Endor Productions. The fourth novel, Sleeping Dogs, was one of the Guardian’s Best Holiday Reads of 2015, while the fifth, A Thousand Cuts, will be published by Bloomsbury in January 2017.