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Minette Walters

UK flag (b.1949)

Minette Walters has taken the crime fiction world by storm since her first novel was published in 1992. She lives with her husband and two children in Dorchester.

Genres: Mystery, Historical Mystery
Series contributed to
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1993) : The Ice House
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1994) : The Sculptress
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1994) : The Sculptress
Macavity Awards Best Novel winner (1994) : The Sculptress
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (1995) : The Dark Room
Dagger Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Acid Row
Dagger Awards Best Novel winner (2003) : Fox Evil

Minette Walters recommends
The Greenway (1995)
(Mike Croft, book 1)
Jane A Adams
"A haunting debut."
Without Consent (1996)
(Helen West, book 6)
Frances Fyfield
"An extraordinary, disturbing and unforgettable novel of psychological suspense."
Two to Tango (1998)
(Nick Madrid, book 3)
Peter Guttridge
"Whacky... hilarious... a great read."
A Place of Execution (1999)
Val McDermid
"Compelling and atmospheric...a tour de force."
Lights, Camera, Angel (2001)
(Fitzroy Maclean Angel, book 10)
Mike Ripley
"I never read Ripley on trains, planes or buses. He makes me laugh and it annoys the other passengers."
Tokyo (2004)
Mo Hayder
"A real page-turner, full of suspense, with a terrifying, gritty edge that turns the blood cold."
Criminal (2008)
Caspar Walsh
"An extraordinary autobiography. Vibrantly written, with one of the most compelling characters in Casper's father that I've come across in a long time."
The Poison Bed (2018)
Elizabeth Fremantle
"A thoroughly compelling tale of sexually-charged intrigue and murder. Once started, impossible to put down."
Found (2019)
Erin Kinsley
"Gripping...once started, impossible to put down!"

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