Smart Rhino Publications

Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton quit his career as a police officer with Cumbria Constabulary to pursue his love of writing tight, cinematic American-style thrillers. He is the author of the high-octane Joe Hunter thriller series, including his most recent novel No Going Back, published in February 2012 by Hodder and Stoughton. His first book, Dead Men’s Dust, was shortlisted for the International Thriller Writers’ Debut Book of 2009 award, and was a Sunday Times bestseller. 

Matt is a high-ranking martial artist and has been a detective and private security specialist, all of which lend an authenticity to the action scenes in his books. Check out his website at

Matt's story, "Misconceptions," was published in Uncommon Assassins.

His story, "Payback: With Interest," appeared in Asinine Assassins.