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‘Mightily impressive’: Mark Griffin’s debut

The Daily Mail describes Mark Griffin’s debut novel, WHEN DARKNESS CALLS, as ‘mightily impressive’, ‘deviously plotted, [with] intriguing twists’, in their review of the book, which can be found here. A fantastic review that’s rightly deserved by the debut that also was shortlisted for the Daily Mail First Novel Competition in 2019, and has been a top ten bestseller in Germany! Congratulations Mark!

Holly Wakefield works for the NHS as a criminal psychologist specialising in serial killers. She has particular reason to be good at her job – but she keeps that to herself.

When DI Bishop from the Met Police approaches Holly to investigate a recent killing, Holly is horrified by the dismembered bodies and the way they have been theatrically positioned. More shocking still is when the pathologist reveals this is not the first time she has seen these mutilations. It means a serial killer is out there, and they’re going to kill again – soon.

Holly is used to chasing serial killers. But this killer has something in common with Holly that she’s kept hidden for as long as she can remember. And for the first time since she was a child, Holly is forced to face the darkness of her past…