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Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers about ordinary people who encounter terrifying events. As well as writing solo psychological thrillers, Mark has co-authored a number of novels with fellow writer Louise Voss.

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When a man is found buried up to his neck on a beach, DI Imogen Evans has to first figure out who he was...

Cover of The Darkest Water

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All Solo Books

The Darkest Water

if you don’t take your dark secrets to the grave, maybe they’ll take you there first

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Keep Her Secret

A problem shared is a problem doubled

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The Hollows

A chilling story set deep in the woods…

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Kissing Games

The first time she killed a boy was the happiest moment of her life.

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The Magpies

Meet the neighbours from hell.

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What You Wish For

Marie Walker has vanished from the face of the earth...

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Because She Loves Me

A gripping tale of jealousy, obsession and murder.

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Follow You Home

It was meant to be the trip of a lifetime.

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The Devil’s Work

Think your colleagues are bad? Think again.

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The Lucky Ones

It was the happiest day of her life. Little did she know it was also the last.

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A Murder Of Magpies

Lucy Newton is back in the thrilling sequel to The Magpies.

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The Retreat

A missing child. A desperate mother. A house full of secrets.

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In Her Shadow

Isabel’s life seemed perfect. Successful business, beautiful house, adoring husband. And then she was dead.

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Last Of The Magpies

The chilling conclusion to the #1 bestseller The Magpies.

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Here To Stay

A beautiful home. A loving wife. And in-laws to die for.

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The House Guest

A perfect summer. A perfect stranger. A perfect nightmare.

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International editions

Marks work has been translated into 12+ languages for fans across the globe.

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With Louise Voss

All Fall Down – Kate Maddox Book 2

A deadly virus sweeps California in this high-octane sequel to Catch Your Death

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Catch Your Death – Kate Maddox Book 1

A terrifying enigma - with the power to destroy...

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Killing Cupid

Doesn't love always feel this way?

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Forward Slash

Internet dating, secret desires and a chilling serial killer.

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The Blissfully Dead – Detective Patrick Lennon Book 2

She couldn’t believe that he wanted to meet her. He was famous. She was a nobody. Finally, someone could see how special she was…

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From the Cradle – Detective Patrick Lennon Book 1

The first child was taken from her house. The second from his mother's car. The third from her own bedroom...

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“Mark Edwards is in a league of his own.”

Lisa Jewell

"Mark Edwards takes readers on an almost unbearably suspenseful thrill ride“

Lisa Unger

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

Angela Marsons

"Mark is king of the curveball"

John Marrs

“I drop everything for a new Mark Edwards.”

Louise Candlish