The dark imagination of

Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers about scary things happening to ordinary people. He has sold more than three million copies of his books and topped the bestseller lists numerous times since his first solo novel was published in 2013.

“Tense, atmospheric, and full of twists and turns right up until the last page.”

Angela Marsons, Bestselling Author

“A thrill-ride of a book, relishing the unexpected and unsettling the reader at every turn. It’s deliciously terrifying...”

Elizabeth Haynes on The Magpies

"Mark is king of the curveball"

John Marrs, author of The One

“A can’t-miss king of psychological suspense”

Brad Parkes, Thriller author

“Just the right amount of twists and turns, a very atmospheric and spine-chilling read.”

★★★★★
GoodReads Review by Lisa

His novels include What You Wish For, Because She Loves Me, Follow You Home, The Devil’s Work, The Lucky Ones, The Retreat, In Her Shadow, Here To Stay and The House Guest. He has also published two short sequels to The Magpies, A Murder of Magpies and Last of The Magpies, and six books co-authored with Louise Voss.

Many of his books have been translated into foreign languages including French, German, Italian, Spanish, Estonian, Thai, Lithuanian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish and Russian. In 2019 Mark won The Cat and Mouse Award for Most Elusive Villain at the Dead Good Reader Awards for Last of the Magpies.

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“Tense, atmospheric, and full of twists and turns right up until the last page.”

Angela Marsons, Bestselling Author

“A thrill-ride of a book, relishing the unexpected and unsettling the reader at every turn. It’s deliciously terrifying...”

Elizabeth Haynes on The Magpies

"Mark is king of the curveball"

John Marrs, author of The One

“A can’t-miss king of psychological suspense”

Brad Parkes, Thriller author

“Just the right amount of twists and turns, a very atmospheric and spine-chilling read.”

★★★★★
GoodReads Review by Lisa

Mark loves hearing from his readers and encourages them to contact him. He regularly interacts with readers on his Facebook page, where he hosts book release launch parties and lots of giveaways. You can follow Mark on Twitter, like his Facebook page or take a peek at his pics on Instagram. Mark lives in the West Midlands, England, with his wife, their three children and three cats.

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The Hollows

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Mark Edwards3 days ago
A delivery of GIANT books. Why didn’t I buy them on Kindle instead?! https://t.co/a7Q1occ9a7
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Mark Edwards7 days ago

Trying to figure out a tricky physics problem in my new book with the help of a Chris Pratt Jurassic World doll, an elastic strap and a cardboard box.

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Mark Edwards1 week ago

New book started. Chaotic desk. Can of Diet Coke, notepad, reference book, vape. Out of shot: empty lunch plate, record player, more notebooks and Peggy. Aiming for 2000 words per day with the aim of finishing the first draft just before Easter. Wish me luck!...

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Mark Edwards2 weeks ago

🎉🎉Who wants to come to my virtual book launch for Her Last Holiday on 20th January? 🎉🎉

It's free, it's online and I'll be joined by special guests Mark Edwards and Claire Douglas. There will also be bookish giveaways! 📚

Mark Edwards
Mark Edwards2 weeks ago

EDIT: I've just realised this is an online event, so you'll be able to watch wherever you are, and I won't need to leave my house!

I'll be taking part in this event on Saturday Feb 5th, alongside some esteemed crime...

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Mark Edwards2 weeks ago

One might be spending New Year’s Eve on the sofa, but one should still don a jacket when quaffing Champagne. Happy New Year! Good riddance to 2021 and here’s to a corking 2022!

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