Reviews by Author M – Z


Clare Mackintosh – I Let You Go

Clare Mackintosh – I See You

Clare Mackintosh – Let Me Lie

Gilly Macmillan – Burnt Paper Sky

Gilly Macmillan – The Perfect Girl

Imran Mahmood – You Don’t Know Me

Iain Maitland – Sweet William 

Cesca Major – The Silent Hours

Derek Malcolm – Family Secrets

Michael J Malone – A Suitable Lie

Lucy Mangan – Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

David Mark – Dark Winter DS Aector McAvoy #1

David Mark – Dead Pretty DS Aector McAvoy #5

David Mark – Sorrow Bound DS Aector McAvoy #3

John Marrs – The Wronged Sons

Ngaio Marsh – Off With His Head

Angela Marsons – Blood Lines Kim Stone #5

Angela Marsons – Broken Bones Kim Stone #7

Angela Marsons – Dead Memories Kim Stone #10

Angela Marsons – Dead Souls Kim Stone #6

Angela Marsons – Dying Truth Kim Stone #8

Angela Marsons – Evil Games Kim Stone #2

Angela Marsons – Fatal Promise Kim Stone #9

Angela Marsons – Lost Girls Kim Stone #3

Angela Marsons – Play Dead Kim Stone #4

Angela Marsons – Silent Scream Kim Stone #1

Alex Marwood – The Darkest Secret

Alex Marwood – The Killer Next Door

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich – The Fact Of A Body

Alex Masters – A Life Discarded

Peter May – The Chessmen

Peter May – Coffin Road

Peter May – Entry Island

Peter May – I’ll Keep You Safe

Peter May – Runaway

Anna Mazzola – The Story Keeper

Anna Mazzola – The Unseeing

Gillian McAllister – Anything You Do Say

Gillian McAllister – Everything But The Truth

Gillian McAllister – No Further Questions

Colette McBeth – An Act of Silence

Colette McBeth – Precious Thing

Colette McBeth – The Life I Left Behind

Morgan McCarthy – The House of Birds

Kimberly McCreight – Where They Found Her

Mary McCluskey – Intrusion

Kimberly McCreight – Reconstructing Amelia

Nigel McCrery – Silent Witnesses

Val McDermid – Out of Bounds

Caimh McDonnell – A Man With One of Those Faces Dublin #1

Caimh McDonnell – Angels in the Moonlight Prequel Dublin

Camih McDonnell – The Day That Never Comes Dublin #2

Brian McGilloway – Preserve the Dead

Claire McGowan – A Savage Hunger Paula Maguire #4

Claire McGowan – Blood Tide Paula Maguire #5

Claire McGowan – The Dead Ground Paula Maguire #2

Claire McGowan – The Killing House Paula Maguire #6

Claire McGowan – The Lost Paula Maguire #1

Claire McGowan – The Silent Dead Paula Maguire #3

Jill McGown – A Perfect Match Lloyd & Hill #1

Jill McGown – Redemption Lloyd & Hill #2

Molly McGrann – The Ladies Of The House

Mel McGrath – The Guilty Party

Melanie McGrath – Give Me The Child

William McIlvanney – Laidlaw

Monica McInerney – Hello From The Gillespies

Sinclair McKay – The Lady in the Cellar

Sinclair McKay – The Mile End Murder

Sophie McKenzie – Trust In Me

Deborah McKinlay – That Part Was True

Adrian McKinty – I Hear Sirens In The Street

Russel D. McLean – Mothers Of The Disappeared

Kathryn McMaster – Blackmail, Sex and Lies

Kathryn McMaster – Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?

Alison Mercer – After I Left You

Anne Meredith – Portrait of a Murderer

Louise Millar – Accidents Happen

Louise Millar – The Hidden Girl

Sue Miller – The Arsonist

Denise Mina – The Dead Hour Paddy Mehan #2

Denise Mina – The Field of Blood Paddy Mehan #1

Denise Mina – The Long Drop

Denise Mina – Sanctum

G.J. Minett – Anything For Her

G.J. Minett – The Hidden Legacy

G.J. Minett – Lie In Wait

Caroline Mitchell – Don’t Turn Around

Lottie Moggach – Kiss Me First

Stephen Molyneaux – The Marriage Certificate

Santa Montefiore – The Summer House

Thorne Moore – A Time For Silence

Wendy Moore – Wedlock

Kate Moretti – The Blackbird Season

Beside Myself – Ann Morgan

Kate Morganroth – They Did It With Love

Liane Moriarty – The Husband’s Secret

Liane Moriarty – The Hypnotist’s Love Story

Liane Moriarty – The Last Anniversary

Liane Moriarty – Little Lies

Liane Moriarty – Nine Perfect Strangers 

Liane Moriarty – Truly Madly Guilty

Liane Moriarty – What Alice Forgot

Kate Morton – The Lake House

Kate Morton – The Secret Keeper

Steve Mosby – Cry for Help

Steve Mosby – The Murder Code

Jojo Moyes – After You

Jojo Moyes – The Girl You Left Behind

Jojo Moyes – Me Before You

Jojo Moyes – Night Music

Jojo Moyes – The One Plus One

Rebecca Muddiman – Gone Gardner & Freeman #2

Rebecca Muddiman – Murder in Slow Motion Gardner & Freeman #4

Rebecca Muddiman – Stolen Gardner & Freeman #1

Paul Thomas Murphy – Pretty Jane and the Viper of Kidbrooke Lane

Yannick Murphy – This Is Water


Amy Sue Nathan – The Good Neighbor

Sarah J Naughton – Tattletale

Rhiannon Navin – Only Child

Nele Neuhaus – Snow White Must Die

Netta Newbound – Mother Knows Best

Linda Newbury – Quarter Past Two On A Wednesday Afternoon

Vicky Newham – Turn a Blind Eye

John Nicholl – White Is The Coldest Colour

Nuala Ní Chonchúir -The Closet of Savage Mementos

Barney Norris – Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain

Barney Norris – Turning for Home

Liz Nugent – Lying In Wait

Liz Nugent – Skin Deep

Liz Nugent – Unravelling Oliver


Deborah O’Connor – My Husband’s Son

Ann O’Loughlin – The Judge’s Wife

Caroline Overington – I Came To Say Goodbye

Caroline Overington – Last Woman Hanged

Caroline Overington – Sisters of Mercy


Joan Paisnel – The Beast of Jersey

B.A. Paris – Behind Closed Doors

B.A. Paris – Bring Me Back

Adele Parks – The Image of You

Adele Parks – The Stranger In My Home

Tony Parsons – The Murder Bag

Shona Patel – Teatime For The Firefly

Mary Paulson-Ellis – The Other Mrs Walker

AJ Pearce – Dear Mrs Bird

Helen Pearson – The Life Project

Daniel Pembrey – The Candidate

Daniel Pembrey – The Harbour Master

Wendy Percival – Death of a Cuckoo

Charlotte Perkins Gilman – The Yellow Wallpaper

Jayne Anne Phillips – Quiet Dell

Louise Phillips – The Doll’s House #2

Louise Phillips – The Game Changer #4

Louise Phillips –  Last Kiss #3

Louise Phillips – Red Ribbons #1

Jodi Picoult – Small Great Things

Paul Pilkington – The One You Love

Sarah Pinborough – Behind Her Eyes

Raymond Postgate – Verdict of Twelve

Christine Poulson – Cold, Cold Heart


Jenny Quintana – The Missing Girl


K.J. Rabane – Taken At The Flood

K.J. Rabane – Who Is Sarah Lawson?

Caro Ramsay – Night Hunter

Caro Ramsay – Rat Run

Caro Ramsay – The Tears of Angels

Olivia Rayne – My Mother the Psychopath

Sarah Rayner – Another Night, Another Day

Sarah Rayner – The Other Half

Ruth Rendell – The Face of Trespass

Ruth Rendell – The Girl Next Door

Ruth Rendell – The Monster in the Box

Ruth Rendell – No Man’s Nightingale

Kate Rhodes – A Killing Of Angels

Kate Rhodes – Hell Bay

Kate Rhodes – The Winter Foundlings

Rachel Rhys – A Dangerous Crossing

Rachel Rhys – Fatal Inheritance

Eva Rice – The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets

James Rice – Alice And The Fly

Hannah Richell – The Peacock Summer

Hannah Richell – The Shadow Year

Marnie Riches – The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die

Miranda Richmond Mouillot – A Fifty Year Silence

T.R. Richmond – What She Left

Jane Riddell – Water’s Edge

Alison Ridley Cubitt – Castles in the Air

Lucinda Riley – The Midnight Rose

Mary-Jane Riley – After She Fell Alex Devlin #2

Mary-Jane Riley – The Bad Things Alex Devlin #1

Mary-Jane Riley – Dark Waters Alex Devlin #3

Mary-Jane Riley – Gone in the Night Alex Devlin #4

Kelly Rimmer – A Mother’s Confession

Kelly Rimmer – Before I Let You Go

Suzanne Rindell – The Other Typist

Suzanne Rindell – Three-Martini Lunch

Kate Riordan –  The Girl In The Photograph

Rachel Florence Roberts – The Medea Complex

Jane Robins – The Curious Habits of Doctor Adams

Jane Robins – The Magnificent Spilsbury and the cases of the Brides In The Bath

Jane Robins – White Bodies 

Peter Robinson – Before the Poison 

Steve Robinson – Dying Games Jefferson Tayte #6

Steve Robinson – Kindred Jefferson Jefferson Tayte #5

Steve Robinson – The Last Empress Jefferson Tayte #4

Steve Robinson – Letters from the Dead Jefferson Tayte #7

Shelan Rodger – Twin Truths

Vanessa Ronan – The Last Days of Summer

Claudia Rowe – The Spider and the Fly

James Ruddick – Death At The Priory

Jane Rusbridge – The Devil’s Music

Jessica Rushton – The Darker Side Of Love

Jessica Rushton – The Lies You Told Me

Leigh Russell – Cut Short Geraldine Steel #1


Saskia Sarginson – The Other Me

Saskia Sarginson – The Stranger

Saskia Sarginson – The Twins

Andrea Maria Schenkel – The Dark Meadow

Sarah Schmidt – See What I Have Done

J.A. Schneider – Shoeless Child

Jenny Scotti – The Bridesmaid

Lisa Scottoline – Keep Quiet

Claire Seeber – 24 Hours

Claire Seeber – The Stepmother

Elisa Segrave – The Girl From Station X

Tina Seskis – A Serpantine Affair

Tina Seskis – One Step Too Far

Tina Seskis – When We Were Friends

Diane Setterfield – Bellman & Black

Sarah R Shaber – Simon Said

Mary Ann Shaffer – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Jane Shemilt – Daughter

Mel Sherratt – Follow The Leader (Allie Shenton #2)

Mel Sherratt – Only The Brave (Allie Shenton #3)

Mel Sherratt – She Did It

Mel Sherratt – Taunting The Dead (Allie Shenton #1)

Mel Sherratt – Watching Over You

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – The Legacy

Lionel Shriver – Property

Graeme Simsion – The Rosie Effect

Graeme Simsion – The Rosie Project

Rupert Smith – Interlude

Rachel Sontag – Daddy’s Rules

Jasmine Sparks – Dolly

Muriel Spark – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 

Jon Stasiak – Standing In The Shadows

Susie Steiner – Missing, Presumed

Susie Steiner – Persons Unknown

M.L. Stewart – Tales For The Tube

Nina Stibbe – Love Nina

Linda Stratmann – The Secret Poisoner

Noel Streatfeild – Tea by the Nursery Fire

Noel Streatfeild – The Whicharts

Elizabeth Strout – My Name Is Lucy Barton

Julie Summers – Stranger in the House

Kate Summerscale – Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace

Kate Summerscale – The Wicked Boy

Peter Swanson – Before She Knew Him

Peter Swanson – The Girl With A Clock For A Heart

Peter Swanson – Her Every Fear

Peter Swanson – The Kind Worth Killing

Katharine Swartz – The Lost Garden


C.L. Taylor – The Accident

C.L. Taylor – The Escape

C.L. Taylor – The Lie

C.L. Taylor – The Missing

Leslie Thompson – The Detectives Daughter

Rebecca Thornton – The Exclusives

Rosie Thornton – Ninepins

Robert Thorogood – A Meditation On Murder

Robert Thorogood – Death Knocks Twice

Robert Thorogood – The Killing of Polly Carter

Andrew Tierney – The Doctor’s Wife is Dead

Colm Tóibín – Nora Webster

Jeffrey Toobin – American Heiress

Jonathan Trigell – Boy A

Ronnie Turner – Lies Between Us

Stuart Turton – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Harriet Tyce –  Blood Orange


Lisa Unger – The Burning Girl

Lisa Unger – In The Blood

Lisa Unger – The Whispers


Sarah Vaughan – Anatomy of a Scandal

Alan Veale – The Murder Tree

Fiona Veitch Smith – The Jazz Files

Fiona Veitch Smith – The Kill Fee

Adrian Vincent – A Gallery of Poisoners

Barbara Vine – The Child’s Child

P.D. Viner – The Last Winter Of Dani Lancing

P.D. Viner – Summer Of Ghosts

Louise Voss & Mark Edwards – Killing Cupid

Tom Vowler – That Dark Remembered Day

Tom Vowler – What Lies Within


Jan Costin Wagner – Light In A Dark House

Martin Wagner – Deutschland

A.J. Waines – Lost in the Lake

Rebecca Wait – The View On The Way Down

Helen Walsh – Go To Sleep

Milton O’Neal Walsh – My Sunshine Away

T.M.E. Walsh – For All Our Sins

Louise Walters – A Life Between Us

Louise Walters – Mrs Sinclair’s Suitcase

Sarah Ward – A Deadly Thaw Connie Childs #2

Sarah Ward – A Patient Fury Connie Childs #3

Sarah Ward – In Bitter Chill Connie Childs # 1

Sarah Ward – The Shrouded Path Connie Childs #4

Ruth Ware – In A Dark Dark Wood

Ruth Ware – The Death of Mrs Westaway

Ruth Ware – The Lying Game

Ruth Ware – The Woman in Cabin 10

Kirsty Wark – The Legacy Of Elizabeth Pringle

Helen Warner – The Story of Our Lives

Sarah Waters – The Little Stranger

Sarah Waters – The Night Watch

Sarah Waters – The Paying Guests

S J Watson – Second Life

Camilla Way – The Lies We Told

Camilla Way – Watching Edie

Tim Weaver – Fall From Grace David Raker #5

Tim Weaver – What Remains David Raker #6

Tim Weaver – Broken Heart David Raker #7

Mae West – Love As Always Mum xxx

Edith Wharton – Ethan Frome

Gillian White – Copy Cat

Gillian White – The Sleeper

Lucie Whitehouse – Before We Met

Rebecca Whitney – The Liar’s Chair

Kerry Wilkinson – Think Of The Children

Marcia Willett – Postcards From The Past

Andrew Wilson – A Talent For Murder

Colin Wilson – The Corpse Garden

Monica Wood – The One-in-a-Million Boy

Jake Woodhouse – After The Silence

Evie Woolmore – Equilibrium



Nathan Yates – Beyond Evil

Margaret Yorke – A Small Deceit

Margaret Yorke – The Small Hours Of The Morning

Felicity Young – The Anatomy of Death #1

Felicity Young – The Insanity of Murder #4

Felicity Young – The Scent of Murder #3


Koren Zailckas – Mother, Mother

Kothi Zan – The Never List


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