Paddy Magrane

Paul Charles

Paul Charles was born and raised in Magherafelt in the north of Ireland and divides his time between writing and working in the music business in London. He is the author of ten critically acclaimed Detective Inspector Christy Kennedy mysteries, set in Camden Town, the most recent of which was A Pleasure To Do Death With You.

In addition to his distinguished writing career, Paul is one of the UK music industry's most respected figures. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has been the agent for a wide range of quality music acts including:

  • Jackson Browne,
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash,
  • Ray Davies,
  • The Blue Nile,
  • Christy Moore
  • Don McLean
  • Elvis Costello
  • John Lee Hooker
  • Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
  • Rory Gallagher
  • Nick Lowe
  • Ry Cooder
  • Robert Plant
  • Planxty
  • Tom Waits
  • Van Morrison
  • The Waterboys
  • The Undertones.

Paul has also programmed the acoustic stage at Glastonbury Festival for the last 20 years.

In total he is the author of more than 20 fiction and non-fiction titles - One Of Our Jeans Is Missing is his first book to be published by Fahrenheit Press.

Books published by Fahrenheit Press