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Faith Martin

(Jacquie Walton)
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aka Maxine Barry, Joyce Cato, Jessie Daniels

Faith Martin has been writing for over 25 years, in four genres and under four different pen names. She was born in Oxford and sets most of her crime novels within sight of the city of dreaming spires. A real nature lover and afficionado of the countryside, descriptions of wildlife and native flora often find their way into her manuscripts.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery
New Books
February 2023

Detective Hillary Greene Books 6-10
(Hillary Greene)
March 2023

Murder in the Parish
(Hillary Greene, book 20)
Hillary Greene
   1. Murder on the Oxford Canal (2004)
     aka A Narrow Escape
   2. Murder at the University (2005)
     aka On the Straight and Narrow
   3. Murder of the Bride (2006)
     aka Narrow Is the Way
   4. Murder in the Village (2006)
     aka By a Narrow Majority
   5. Murder in the Family (2007)
     aka Through a Narrow Door
   6. Murder at Home (2007)
     aka With a Narrow Blade
   7. Murder in the Meadow (2008)
     aka Beside a Narrow Stream
   8. Murder in a Mansion (2008)
     aka Down a Narrow Path
   9. Murder in the Garden (2009)
     aka Across the Narrow Blue Line
   10. Murder by Fire (2010)
     aka A Narrow Point of View
   11. Murder at Work (2011)
     aka A Narrow Exit
   12. Murder Never Retires (2012)
     aka A Narrow Return
   13. Murder of a Lover (2013)
     aka A Narrow Margin of Error
   14. Murder Never Misses (2013)
     aka Walk a Narrow Mile
   15. Murder at Midnight (2015)
     aka A Narrow Victory
   16. Murder in Mind (2015)
     aka The Work of a Narrow Mind
   17. Hillary's Final Case (2016)
     aka A Narrow Trajectory
   18. Hillary's Back! (2020)
   19. Murder Now and Then (2021)
   20. Murder in the Parish (2023)
Jenny Starling
   1. The Birthday Mystery (2010) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka Birthdays Can Be Murder
   2. The Winter Mystery (2011) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka A Fatal Fall of Snow
   3. The Riverboat Mystery (2012) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka Dying for a Cruise
   4. The Castle Mystery (2012) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka The Invisible Murder
   5. The Oxford Mystery (2014) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka Deadly Stuff
   6. The Teatime Mystery (2015) (as by Joyce Cato)
     aka Just Not Cricket
   7. The Country Inn Mystery (2019)
Monica Noble (as by Joyce Cato)
   1. The Vicarage Murder (2015)
     aka An Unholy Mess
   2. The Flower Show Murder (2015)
     aka An Unholy Whiff of Death
   3. The Manor House Murder (2016)
     aka An Unholy Shame
Faith Martin recommends
The Marlow Murder Club (2021)
(Marlow Murder Club, book 1)
Robert Thorogood
"This is just the kind of book I love to read – a proper whodunit with clues, suspects, and engaging leading characters. Great location too, and lots of charm and humour. I loved it."
The Twyford Code (2022)
Janice Hallett
"I thoroughly enjoyed it. It really pulls you in, and makes for addictive reading."
A Spoonful of Murder (2022)
J M Hall
"An absorbing read about everyday life falling foul of murder."

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