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Chris McDonald


Chris McDonald grew up in Northern Ireland before settling in Manchester via Lancaster and London.

He is the author A Wash of Black, the first in the DI Erika Piper series, as well as the forthcoming second - Whispers In The Dark. He has also recently dabbled in writing cosy crimes, as a remedy for the darkness. The first in the Stonebridge Mysteries will be released in early 2021.

He is a full time teacher, husband, father to two beautiful girls and a regular voice on The Blood Brothers Podcast. He is a fan of 5-a-side football, heavy metal and dogs.

Genres: Mystery

Chris McDonald recommends
The Crossing (2020)
(Detective Louise Blackwell, book 1)
Matt Brolly
"A riveting detective story that rips towards a frenetic ending. Louise Blackwell is a fantastic character."
Sleep Tight (2021)
(Rose Gifford, book 1)
C S Green
"Caroline is one talented author."
Right to Kill (2021)
(Joe Romano, book 1)
John Barlow
"An excellent, pacy story that’s full of heart . . . DS Joe Romano is a new favourite."
Five Minds (2021)
Guy Morpuss
"Fiendishly clever and dashed with humour. You're pulled into a world that is fully immersive. One of the most original books I've ever read."

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