Colin Dexter has won many awards for his novels including the CWA Gold Dagger and Silver Dagger awards. In 1997 he was presented with the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for outstanding services to crime literature. Colin's thirteenth and final Inspector Morse novel, The Remorseful Day, was published in 1999. He lives in Oxford.
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Escape from it all this holiday season by delving into these gripping crime novels where worse things than family quarrels over the TV remote are the norm.
Colin Dexter's iconic Inspector Morse series was rereleased in 2016 as a very attractive new collection of paperbacks. Pour yourself a pint of real ale, stick on some Wagner and catch up with Morse.
It is with immense sadness that Macmillan announces the death of Colin Dexter who died peacefully in Oxford this morning.