D.A. Mishani is a scholar of detective literature and worked as a crime editor. Now a full-time writer, he lives in Tel Aviv with his family.
His series of crime fiction, featuring police inspector Avraham Avraham, was first published in Hebrew in 2011 and is translated to over 15 languages, including English, Swedish and German. The series has been published in the UK by Quercus. In the UK, The Missing File was published in 2013, and A Possibility of Violence was published in early 2015.
The first novel in the series, The Missing File, was short listed for the 2013 CWA International Dagger award and won the Martin Beck award, for the best translated crime novel in Sweden. Mishani’s second novel, A Possibility of Violence, was the first crime novel on Sapir prize’s (Israeli Booker) shortlist and won the Berenstein prize for best Hebrew novel of the year.
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