Victoria Selman


After graduating from Oxford University, Victoria Selman studied Creative Writing at the City Lit and wrote for the Ham & High and Daily Express newspapers.

In 2013 she won the Full Stop Short Story Prize and her first novel, Blood for Blood, was shortlisted for the 2017 Debut Dagger Award.

Victoria lives in London with her husband and two sons.

If you’d like to get in touch please use Twitter @VictoriaSelman

CWA Debut Dagger Shortlisted

Blood for Blood

A storyline that speeds along at a rate of knots- a bloody good thriller!

John Marrs

Bestselling author of The One

Blood for Blood

I LOVED this book… I cannot recommend it enough and can’t wait for the next in the series!

Niki Mackay

Author of I, Witness

Blood for Blood

Intense and captivating, this book had me completely gripped from the first page.

Zoe Lea

Author of If He Wakes

Blood for Blood

Blood for Blood combines a gripping opening, a fast-paced plot and a wonderful protagonist. I loved it from start to finish and can’t wait to see more of Ziba MacKenzie.

Alex Lake

Bestselling author of, After Anna

Blood for Blood

A pacey, punchy, page-turner. Victoria Selman is definitely one to watch.

Robert Scragg

Author of What Falls Between The Cracks

Blood for Blood

Blood for Blood is a great, pacey thriller with a compelling heroine and enough twists to keep you hooked to the very last page. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Marianne Holmes

Author of What A Little Bird Told Me