Reginald HillReginald Hill (born in 1936 at West Hartlepool in County Durham) is a British crime writer.
Hill is best known for his novels featuring the Yorkshire detectives Andrew Dalziel (pronounced "dee-el"), Peter Pascoe and Edgar Wield. Adaptations of some of the books have been broadcast by the BBC in the Dalziel and Pascoe series, in which Dalziel was played by Warren Clarke, Pascoe by Colin Buchanan and Wield by David Royle.
His other novels include ones involving Joe Sixsmith, a Luton private detective, and others under the pseudonyms of Patrick Ruell. Dick Morland and Charles Underhill.