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Martina Cole’s debut novel Dangerous Lady, caused a sensation when it was published by Headline in 1992, and launched one of the bestselling fiction writers of her generation. Twenty-seven years later Martina is the undisputed queen of crime drama with twenty-four novels to her name of which fifteen have been No.1 bestsellers, and total sales stand at over 16 million copies. She won the British Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year with The Take, which then went on to be a hit TV series for Sky 1. Four of her novels have made it to the screen, with more in the pipeline, and three have been adapted as stage plays.
Her unique, powerful storytelling is acclaimed for its hard-hitting, true-to-life style.
Martina’s new novel No Mercy is published by Headline on 17th October.