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About Peter Martin
Against Her Will, his debut novel, the story of one young woman's fight to lead a normal life after a horrific attack came out in 2013.
His second novel, Missing Dead or Alive is about a teenager who goes missing for no apparent reason. It is the story of how this affects the lives of his family.
His third novel, A Dangerous Secret follows a man who finds out from his mum on her death bed, that he was adopted.
His latest book published in December 2018 in entitled A Means to an End.
He has several more books in the pipeline all in the genre Suspense/ Psychological Thriller.
Away from writing, Martin likes to spend time looking after his two grandchildren, taking his border collie dog for long walks and reading.
Martin became interested in writing from an early age. His favourite authors are diverse, including Robert Goddard, R J Ellory, Kate Mosse, Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Diane Chamberlain, Harper Lee,Wilbur Smith.
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