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Mason Cross



aka M J Cross

Mason Cross is the author of The Killing Season, the first book in a thriller series starring Carter Blake. 
His short crime stories have been published in magazines like Scribble and First Edition. His story, A Living, was shortlisted for the Quick Reads Get Britain Reading Award, and published in the Sun Book of Short Stories.

Genres: Thriller
 
Series
Carter Blake
   1. The Killing Season (2014)
   2. The Samaritan (2015)
   3. The Time to Kill (2016)
     aka Winterlong
   4. Don't Look For Me (2017)
   5. Presumed Dead (2018)
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Awards
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2018) : Presumed Dead


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Spare Me the Truth (2016)
(Dan Forrester, book 1)
C J Carver
"An action-packed, Bourne-esque mystery thriller - impossible to put down."
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Stasi Wolf (2017)
(Oberleutnant Karen Muller, book 2)
David Young
"Reminded me of Robert Harris at his best."
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Scream Blue Murder (2017)
Tony J Forder
"An action-packed, twisty thriller. Great stuff."
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The Deaths of December (2017)
Susi Holliday
"A thrilling, twisty festive mystery - it's the most wonderful crime of the year."
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The Devil's Claw (2017)
(Jennifer Dorey Mystery, book 1)
Lara Dearman
"A dark, thrilling murder mystery in a richly-realised setting - the best debut I've read this year."
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Killer Intent (2017)
Tony Kent
"A twisty, action-packed conspiracy thriller. Kent knows how to bring the thrills."
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Official Secrets (2018)
(Novak and Mitchell, book 1)
Andrew Raymond
"An explosive political thriller that is almost impossible to put down."
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The Janus Run (2018)
Douglas Skelton
"A breakneck New York thriller - I can't wait to read the next one."
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Dig Two Graves (2018)
(Solomon Gray, book 1)
Keith Nixon
"A compelling murder mystery with a multilayered and engaging new hero. Great read."
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Dead Catch (2019)
(DI Gilchrist, book 8)
T F Muir
"A coal-black tartan noir. Muir brings the streets of St Andrews to visceral life."
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Liberation Square (2019)
Gareth Rubin
"A twisting murder mystery combined with a chillingly plausible alternative history of a divided Cold War London. Brilliant."
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Fifty-Fifty (2020)
(Eddie Flynn, book 5)
Steve Cavanagh
"Brilliant - a characteristically twisty courtroom puzzle with some thrilling setpieces."
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Strange Ways (2020)
(Black Market Magic, book 2)
Gray Williams
"A dark and thrilling mix of fantasy and noir, brilliantly told."
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The Point of No Return (2020)
Neil Broadfoot
"Tense, fast-moving and bloody."

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