M. J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years, specializing in high-end drama production, including the prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and Silent Witness. Arlidge also pilots original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a Number One bestseller. His first thriller, Eeny Meeny, was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel, The Doll's House, Liar Liar, Little Boy Blue, Hide and Seek, and Love Me Not.
Framed police woman D I Helen Grace must survive prison and prove her innocence in M J Alridge's sixth bestselling thriller. * from the publisher's description * Detective Inspector Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years -- Jeffery Deaver Page-turningly chilling * The Times * DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone * Daily Mail * This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo -- Judy Finnigan Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent * Sun * One of the best new series detectives . . . Mesmerizing! -- Lisa Gardner M. J. Arlidge has created a genuinely fresh heroine in DI Helen Grace * Daily Mail * Chilling stuff * Fabulist * A chilling read * My Weekly * A grisly, gripping thriller * Sunday Mirror * Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow * Sunday Sport * Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet -- Will Lavender An orchestration of tension that is always fluid and cinematic, Arlidge's writing grabs the reader by the throat - as does his single-minded, unconventional heroine * Crimetime * A great set-up, and Arlidge keeps the tension ratcheted up throughout * Sunday Times Crime Club *