Publication Day Giveaway: Prisoner by Ross Greenwood

It’s Prisoner publication day for local to me author, Ross Greenwood, and I’m delighted to bring you details of Ross’s latest book and news of how UK readers can get their hands on a signed copy in a smashing giveaway from the author.

Ross is here on Linda’s Book Bag almost as often as I am as you’ll see:

You’ll find an extract from Ross’s The Snow Killer here.

A guest post all about seizing the day when his book Shadows of Regret was published in a post you can see here.

An introduction to Ross’s protagonist for Abel’s Revenge here.

My Lazy Blood interview with Ross here.

A guest post and my review of The Boy Inside here.

My review of Ross’s Fifty Years of Fear here.

But before I share today’s giveaway details, let me tell you about Prisoner.

Published today, 22nd April 2021, by Bloodhound Books, Prisoner is available for purchase here.


A shocking thriller inspired by the true stories of a male prison officer in a women’s prison.

Behind bars, the rules are different…

Prison Officer Jim Dalton is used to walking the landings on the male side of HMP Peterborough. It’s a dangerous place, fuelled by testosterone-driven violence, but he’s done the job for a long time. He understands the unwritten rules, and he has the prisoners’ respect.

When a relative is sent to the jail, Dalton is transferred to the female side of the prison. His next shift is so easy, he can’t believe that the officers over there get paid the same wages. He sleeps well for the first time in years.

But when he is assigned to the young offenders’ wing, dealing with female prisoners no longer seems so simple. As every day passes, and he gets to know the women better, he is slowly drawn in to new temptations, new traps and a new nightmare. One which could destroy everything.

Taking a break from his bestselling DI Barton series, Ross Greenwood returns with this shocking, page-turning and utterly compelling glimpse behind the bars of a women’s prison. From a man who walked the landings himself…


Now doesn’t that sound exciting?

Giveaway – A Signed Paperback Copy of Prisoner

If you live in the UK and would like the chance to win a fabulous signed paperback copy of Prisoner click here. Please note that your details will not be retained but the winner will need a UK address to receive this prize directly from Ross. Giveaway ends at UK midnight on Sunday 25th April.

About Ross Greenwood

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Ross Greenwood was born in 1973 in Peterborough and lived there until he was 20, attending The King’s School in the city. He then began a rather nomadic existence, living and working all over the country and various parts of the world.

Ross found himself returning to Peterborough many times over the years, usually, so he says “when things had gone wrong.” It was on one of these occasions that he met his partner about 100 metres from his back door whilst walking a dog. Two children swiftly followed. And, according to Ross, he is “still a little stunned by the pace of it now.”

Lazy Blood book was started a long time ago but parenthood and then four years as a prison officer got in the way. Ironically it was the four a.m. feed which gave the author the opportunity to finish the book as unable to get back to sleep he completed it in the early morning hours.

Ross Greenwood’s second book, The Boy Inside, was picked up by Bloodhound Books, and in September 2017, Fifty Years of Fear was published. The year 2018 saw the publication of his next psychological thriller, Abel’s Revenge. All his books are thought provoking, and told with a sense of humour.

Ross Greenwood hopes you enjoy reading them.

You can also follow Ross on Twitter @greenwoodross and find him on Facebook.

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