Reviews by Author M – Z


Stuart MacBride – A Dark So Deadly

Stuart MacBride – The Blood Road (Logan McRae #11)

Stuart MacBride – All That’s Dead (Logan McRae #12)

Dee MacDonald – The Runaway Wife

Dee MacDonald – The Getaway Girls

Linda MacDonald – Meeting Lydia

Clare Mackintosh – After The End

Clare Mackintosh – Hostage

Imran Mahmood – I Know What I Saw

Dan Malakin – The Box

Michael J. Malone – House of Spines

Michael J. Malone – After He Died

Michael Malone – In The Absence of Miracles

John Marrs – The Passenger

John Marrs – What Lies Between Us

Laura Marshall – Friend Request

Angela Marsons – Evil Games (DI Kim Stone #2)

Angela Marsons – Lost Girls (DI Kim Stone #3)

Angela Marsons – Play Dead (DI Kim Stone #4)

Angela Marsons – Blood Lines (DI Kim Stone #5)

Angela Marsons – Dead Souls (DI Kim Stone #6)

Angela Marsons – Broken Bones (DI Kim Stone #7)

Angela Marsons – Dying Truth (DI Kim Stone #8)

Angela Marsons – Fatal Promise (DI Kim Stone #9)

Angela Marsons – Dead Memories (DI Kim Stone #10)

Angela Marsons – Child’s Play (DI Kim Stone #11)

Angela Marsons – Killing Mind (DI Kim Stone #12)

Angela Marsons – Twisted Lies (DI Kim Stone #13)

Angela Marsons – The Stolen Ones (DI Kim Stone #15)

Angela Marsons – Six Graves (DI Kim Stone #16)

Paul Mathews – We Have Lost The Coffee (blog tour extract)

Peter May – The Man With No Face

Gillian McAllister – Everything But the Truth

Gillian McAllister – Anything You Do Say

Gillian McAllister – No Further Questions

Gillian McAllister – The Evidence Against You

Gillian McAllister – That Night

Val McDermid – The Mermaids Singing

Chris McGeorge – Now You See Me

Chris McGeorge – Half-Past Tomorrow

Claire McGowan – What You Did

Carol McGrath – The Woman in the Shadows

Adrian McKinty – The Chain

Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen – Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling

Susan Meissner – A Bridge Across The Ocean

Mindy Mejia – The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman

Mindy Mejia – Leave No Trace

Randy Susan Meyers – The Widow of Wall Street (guest review by Christine)

Alex Michaelides – The Silent Patient

Amy Miller – Heartaches and Christmas Cakes (Wartime Bakery #1)

Amy Miller – Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes (Wartime Bakery #2)

Amy Miller – Telegrams and Teacakes (Wartime Bakery #3)

Denise Mina – Conviction

G.J. Minett – Anything For Her

Megan Miranda – The Perfect Stranger

Caroline Mitchell – Sleep Tight

Caroline Mitchell – Murder Game (Ruby Preston #3)

Caroline Mitchell – Silent Victim

Caroline Mitchell – Truth and Lies (DI Amy Winter #1)

Caroline Mitchell – The Secret Child (DI Amy Winter #2)

Sarah Mitchell – The Lost Letters

S.D. Monaghan – The Accident

S.D. Monaghan – The Family at No. 13

Jessica Moor – Keeper

Phoebe Morgan – The Doll House

Phoebe Morgan – The Girl Next Door

Liane Moriarty – Nine Perfect Strangers

Nicola Moriarty – The Ex-Girlfriend

Guy Morpuss – Five Minds

Guy Morpuss – Black Lake Manor

Heather Morris – The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Louise Mullins – What I Never Told You

Peter Murphy – Walden of Bermondsey (case #1)

J.G. Murray – The Bridal Party

Kate Murray-Browne – The Upstairs Room

Guillaume Musso – The Reunion


Sarah J. Naughton – Tattletale

Sarah J. Naughton – The Other Couple

Celeste Ng – Little Fires Everywhere

John Nicholl – A Mind to Kill

Alex North – The Whisper Man

Alex North – The Shadow Friend

Julia North – Hear Me

Liz Nugent – Skin Deep


Beth O’Leary – The Flatshare

Ann O’Loughlin – The Ludlow Ladies Society

Anthony O’Neill – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Seek

Richard Osman – The Thursday Murder Club


Peter Papathanasiou – The Stoning (DS Manolis #1)

Peter Papathanasiou – The Invisible (DS Manolis #2)

B.A. Paris – Bring Me Back

Richard Parker – Follow You

Richard Parker – Hide and Seek

Richard Parker – Keep Her Safe

Gill Paul – Another Woman’s Husband

Gill Paul – The Lost Daughter

Alex Pavesi – Eight Detectives

Lesley Pearse – The Woman in the Wood

Laura Pearson – Missing Pieces

Laura Pearson – Nobody’s Wife

Heidi Perks – Now You See Her

Heidi Perks – Come Back For Me

Jodi Perry – Nineteen Letters

S.W. Perry – The Angel’s Mark

S.W. Perry – The Serpent’s Mark

Laurie Petrou – Sister of Mine

Helen Phifer – The Lost Children

Liza Perrat – The Silent Kookaburra

Sarah Pinborough – Cross Her Heart

J.P. Pomare – The Wrong Woman

Raymond Postgate – Verdict of Twelve

Gleah Powers – Edna & Luna (guest review by Christine)


Frances Quinn – That Bonesetter Woman


Agnes Ravatn – Bird Tribunal

Betsy Reavley – The Optician’s Wife

Betsy Reavley – Pressure

Lisa Regan – The Vanishing Girls (Detective Josie Quinn #1)

Lisa Regan – The Girl With No Name (Detective Josie Quinn #2)

Lisa Regan – A Mother’s Grave (Detective Josie Quinn #3)

Rebecca Reid – Perfect Liars

Rebecca Reid – Truth Hurts

Lynda Renham – Remember Me

Amanda Reynolds – Lying to You

Amanda Reynolds – The Hidden Wife

Rod Reynolds – Blood Red City

Rachel Rhys – A Dangerous Crossing

Rachel Rhys – Fatal Inheritance

A.H. Richardson – Murder in Little Shendon

K.A. Richardson – Watch You Burn (North East Police series #4)

Kate Riordan – The Stranger

Cara Robertson – The Trial of Lizzie Borden

Craig Robertson – The Undiscovered Deaths of Grace McGill

Emma Robinson – The Undercover Mother

Emma Robinson – Happily Never After

Emma Robinson – One Way Ticket to Paris

Shelan Rodger – Yellow Room

Stephanie Rogers – The Dark Place

LJ Ross – Holy Island (DCI Ryan Mystery)

Anne & Ken Rothman-Hicks – Weave a Murderous Web

Robin Roughley – Keep You Near

Gareth Rubin – Liberation Square

Catherine Ryan Howard – The Liar’s Girl

Catherine Ryan Howard – Rewind

Catherine Ryan Howard – The Nothing Man

Jess Ryder – Lie To Me

Jess Ryder – The Good Sister


Riley Sager – Final Girls

Riley Sager – Last Time I Lied

Joanna Schaffhausen – All The Best Lies (Ellery Hathaway #3)

E.G. Scott – The Woman Inside

Kierney Scott – Now You See Me

Hayley Scrivener – Dirt Town

Nicholas Searle – A Fatal Game

Holly Seddon – Love Will Tear Us Apart

Holly Seddon – The Woman on the Bridge

Victoria Selman – Snakes and Ladders

Victoria Selman – Truly Darkly Deeply

Jane Shemilt – How Far We Fall

Laura Shepherd-Robinson – Blood & Sugar

Will Shindler – The Burning Men (DI Alex Finn #1)

Will Shindler – The Killing Choice (DI Alex Finn #2)

Will Shindler – The Hunting Ground (DI Alex Finn #3)

Lilja Sigurdardottir – Snare

Yrsa Sigurdardottir – The Legacy

Kate Simants – A Ruined Girl

Laura Sims – Looker

Alex Sinclair – The Day I Lost You

Gustaf Skördeman – Geiger

K.L. Slater – Liar

K.L. Slater – The Mistake

K.L. Slater – The Visitor

K.L. Slater – The Secret

K.L. Slater – Closer

Karin Slaughter – The Good Daughter

Karin Slaughter – Pieces of Her (Andrea Oliver #1)

Karin Slaughter – The Last Widow (Will Trent #9)

Karin Slaughter – The Silent Wife (Will Trent #10)

Karin Slaughter – Girl, Forgotten (Andrea Oliver #2)

Deanna Lynn Sletten – One Wrong Turn

Leïla Slimani – Lullaby

Eve Smith – The Waiting Rooms

Graham Smith – Watching the Bodies (Jake Boulder #1)

Graham Smith – The Kindred Killers (Jake Boulder #2)

Graham Smith – Past Echoes (Jake Boulder #3)

Graham Smith – Die Cold (Jake Boulder #4)

Graham Smith – The Silent Dead (Detective Beth Young #1)

Graham Smith – A Body in the Lakes (Detective Beth Young #2)

Graham Smith – Lines of Enquiry

Michael Farris Smith – Desperation Road [guest review by Christine]

Jo Spain – With Our Blessing (DI Tom Reynolds #1)

Jo Spain – Beneath The Surface (DI Tom Reynolds #2)

Jo Spain – The Confession

Jo Spain – Dirty Little Secrets

Jo Spain – The Last to Disappear

Francis Sparks – Made Safe

Erica Spindler – The Other Girl

Gunnar Staalesen – Wolves in the Dark

Gunnar Staalesen – Big Sister

Gunnar Staalesen – Wolves at the Door

Michael Stanley – Dying to Live

Michael Stanley – Dead of Night

T.J. Stimson – Picture of Innocence

Lisa Stone – Stalker

Emma Stonex – The Lamplighters

Sarah Stovell – Exquisite

Sarah Stovell – The Home

Daisy Styles – The Wartime Midwives

Sarah Sultoon – The Source

Søren Sveistrup – The Chestnut Man

Peter Swanson – The Kind Worth Killing

Vanda Symon – Bound


Andrew Taylor – The Ashes of London

C.L. Taylor – The Escape

C.L. Taylor – The Fear

C.L. Taylor – Sleep

C.L. Taylor – Strangers

Sandy Taylor – The Runaway Children

Sandy Taylor – The Little Orphan Girl

Chris Thomas – Enter the Dark

Jennifer Lee Thomson – Vile City

Jane Thynne – Solitaire (Clara Vine #5)

Oliver Tidy – He Made Me

Oliver Tidy – The Fallen Agent

Mark Tilbury – The Abattoir of Dreams

Mark Tilbury – The Revelation Room (Ben Whittle Investigations series #1)

Mark Tilbury – The Eyes of the Accused (Ben Whittle Investigations series #2)

Mark Tilbury – The Liar’s Promise

Mark Tilbury – The Key to Death’s Door

Mark Tilbury – You Belong to Me

Mark Tilbury – Torment

Mark Tilbury – The Last One To See Her

Mark Tilbury – Prayer for the Broken

Louisa Treger – Madwoman

C.J. Tudor – The Chalk Man

C.J. Tudor – The Taking of Annie Thorne

C.J. Tudor – The Other People

Antii Tuomainen – Palm Beach Finland

J.B. Turner – Rogue

Ronnie Turner – Lies Between Us

Stuart Turton – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Ilaria Tuti – Flowers over the Inferno

Harriet Tyce – It Ends At Midnight



V.L. Valentine – Begars Abbey

Various – The CWA Anthology of Short Stories

Various – Invisible Blood

Sarah Vaughan – Reputation

Sonia Velton – Blackberry & Wild Rose

Valeria Vescina – That Summer in Puglia

Luca Veste – The Six

Frances Vick – Bad Little Girl

Frances Vick – Liars

David Videcette – The Theseus Paradox (Jake Flannagan #1)

David Videcette – The Detriment (Jake Flannagan #2)

Debbie Viaggiano – What Holly’s Husband Did

Louise Voss – The Old You

Louise Voss – The Last Stage


Caitlin Wahrer – Damage

Annie Ward – Beautiful Bad

Rhiannon Ward – The Quickening

Ruth Ware – The Death of Mrs Westaway

Ruth Ware – The Turn of the Key

Ruth Ware – One By One

Sue Watson – Ella’s Ice-Cream Summer (The Ice-Cream Café #1)

Sue Watson – Curves, Kisses and Chocolate Ice-Cream (The Ice-Cream Cafe #2)

Sue Watson – Snowflakes, Iced Cakes and Second Chances

Sue Watson – Our Little Lies

Anna-Lou Weatherley – Black Heart (Detective Dan Riley #1)

Lesley Welsh – The Serial Killer’s Daughter

Alison Weir – Katherine of Aragon : The True Queen (Six Tudor Queens #1)

Alison Weir – Anne Boleyn : A King’s Obsession (Six Tudor Queens #2)

Alison Weir – Jane Seymour : The Haunted Queen (Six Tudor Queens #3)

Alison Weir – Anna of Kleve : Queen of Secrets (Six Tudor Queens #4)

Alison Weir – Katheryn Howard : The Tainted Queen (Six Tudor Queens #5)

Andy Weir – Project Hail Mary

Ann Weisgarber – The Glovemaker

Matt Wesolowski – Six Stories (Six Stories #1)

Matt Wesolowski – Hydra (Six Stories #2)

Matt Wesolowski – Changeling (Six Stories #3)

Matt Wesolowski – Beast (Six Stories #4)

Matt Wesolowski – Deity (Six Stories #5)

Chris Whitaker – All The Wicked Girls

Chris Whitaker – The Forevers

Neil White – From The Shadows (Dan Grant #1)

Neil White – The Darkness Around Her (Dan Grant #2)

Neil White – The Innocent Ones (Dan Grant #3)

Robert White – Breaking Bones

Kevin Wignall – To Die in Vienna

Kerry Wilkinson – Ten Birthdays [guest review by Christine]

Kerry Wilkinson – Two Sisters

Kerry Wilkinson – The Girl Who Came Back

Kerry Wilkinson – Last Night

Andrew Wilson – A Talent for Murder

Andrew Wilson – A Different Kind of Evil

Spencer Wise – The Emperor of Shoes

Michael Wood – A Room Full of Killers (DCI Matilda Darke #3)

Michael Wood – The Hangman’s Hold (DCI Matilda Darke #4)

Michael Wood – The Murder House (DCI Matilda Darke #5)

Michael Wood – The Stolen Children (DCI Matilda Darke #6)

Michael Wood – Time is Running Out (DCI Matilda Darke #7)

Sarah Wray – Reported Missing

Sarah Wray – Her Best Friend

A.J. Wright – Sitting Murder

Susan Elliot Wright – What She Lost

Carol Wyer – Secrets of the Dead (DI Robyn Carter #2)

Carol Wyer – The Missing Girls (DI Robyn Carter #3)

Carol Wyer – The Silent Children (DI Robyn Carter #4)

Carol Wyer – The Chosen Ones (DI Robyn Carter #5)

Carol Wyer – The Birthday (DI Natalie Ward #1)

Carol Wyer – Last Lullaby (DI Natalie Ward #2)

Carol Wyer : The Dare (DI Natalie Ward #3)

Carol Wyer – What Happens in France



Darren Young – Child Taken

Dylan Young – The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1)

Dylan Young – Blood Runs Cold (Detective Anna Gwynne #2)

Pat Young – Till the Dust Settles [author guest post]

Anne Youngson – Meet Me At The Museum


Agatha Zaza – The Pretenders

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