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John Blake

Books as real as you are

John Blake is a commercial non-fiction imprint that publishes a mix of extraordinary real-life stories, biographies, true crime, alternative histories and gift and humour. Genuine and unpretentious, we publish eye-opening, sensational books guaranteed to keep readers up all night long.  

With a thirty-year history of tapping into commercial trends and creating instant-bestsellers. John Blake is renowned as the UK’s leading true crime publisher, with titles including the Sunday Times number one bestselling series The Real Peaky Blinders by Carl Chinn, and the million-copy internationally bestselling Talking with Serial Killers series by criminologist Christopher Berry-Dee. 


Featured authors

Christopher Berry-Dee

Colin Sutton

Carl Chinn

Toni Maguire

Steve Keogh