About Mark Edwards
Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers in which scary things happen to ordinary people. He is inspired by writers such as Stephen King, Ira Levin, Ruth Rendell and Linwood Barclay.
Mark grew up on the south coast of England and started writing in his twenties, teaming up with Louise Voss to co-write Killing Cupid and Catch Your Death, which topped the UK bestseller chart in 2011.
His solo thrillers, The Magpies and Because She Loves Me were also No.1 bestsellers in the UK. Like these previous novels his fourth solo book, Follow You Home, was inspired by a real-life experience, in this case a ‘trip from hell’ around Europe.
He lives in the West Midlands, England, with his wife, their three children and a ginger cat.
Exciting news for anyone who enjoyed The Magpies - the sequel, A Murder of Magpies, will be published on 27 February 2018. Here's the blurb: Five years ago, Jamie Knight lost everything: his home, his wife, their unborn child. But at least the woman responsible, ‘dark...read more
Mark Edwards's fifth solo psychological thriller will be published by Thomas & Mercer in September 2016. Entitled The Devil's Work, this book takes Mark's familiar theme – of terrifying things happening to ordinary people – and places it in an office environment. Mark...read more
Like my previous novels, The Magpies and Because She Loves Me, Follow You Home was inspired by something that happened to me when I was younger, an experience that I took and turned into something much scarier in order to entertain my readers. When I was nineteen, my...read more
I read a lot of novels, about two a week, and although I dip into other genres my favourite genre is the one I write in. I've read so many great thrillers and suspense novels over the last twenty years that choosing ten that I rank above the others was no easy task....read more
What You Wish For is a book about a group of people who believe in aliens. But it's not a book about aliens – or UFOs, or abductions, or little grey men – even though on the surface it's a thriller featuring a search for a missing woman who is convinced that she can...read more