Alex North

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A pseudonym used by Steve Mosby

Alex North was born in Leeds, England, where he now lives with his wife and son. The Whisper Man was inspired by North's own little boy, who mentioned one day that he was playing with "the boy in the floor." Alex North is a British crime writer who has previously published under another name.

Genres: Mystery
New Books
February 2023

The Angel Maker
   The Whisper Man (2019)
   The Shadow Friend (2020)
     aka The Shadows
   The Angel Maker (2023)
   The Half Burnt House (2023)
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Beast (2019)
(Six Stories, book 4)
Matt Wesolowski
"Beautufully written, smart, compassionate – and scary as hell. Matt Wesolowski is one of the most exciting and original voices in crime fiction."
Fifty-Fifty (2020)
(Eddie Flynn, book 5)
Steve Cavanagh
"Unpredictable, daring and completely compelling. Top notch writing. If you thought Thirteen was good - and it really was - this is somehow even better."
A Knock at the Door (2020)
T W Ellis
"A Knock at the Door is a gripping, twisty thriller that intrigues from the very beginning. T. W. Ellis is the real deal."
The Resident (2020)
David Jackson
"Disturbing, blackly funny and completely compulsive, David Jackson wrings every bit of possible tension from his deliciously chilling premise."
The Eighth Detective (2020)
Alex Pavesi
"It's rare for me to read a book in a single day, but I couldn't put The Eighth Detective down. Compelling, clever, and beautifully-constructed. It deserves to be huge. I genuinely wanted to applaud at the end."
The Appeal (2021)
Janice Hallett
"The Appeal grips from the start, expertly stage-managing emails and messages to create an intriguing mystery with a cast of vivid, memorable characters. Original, clever, devious - and never less than utterly compelling - this is a case you're about to become obsessed with. A real triumph."
The Last House on Needless Street (2021)
Catriona Ward
"A masterpiece. Beautiful, heartbreaking and quietly uplifting. One of the most powerful and well-executed novels I've read in years."
The Book of Sand (2021)
Theo Clare
"Audacious, extraordinary, and absolutely awesome."

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