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Chris Merritt

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Hello! I'm a British author whose crime thrillers combine psychology, suspense, and characters you care about.

All my novels are set in London, where I live. My first trilogy starred Zac Boateng and Kat Jones, two detectives motivated by family, who tackle organised crime and police corruption. LAST WITNESS, the second Boateng and Jones book, reached #13 in the UK Kindle chart in 2019.

My second series features detective Dan Lockhart - an ex-soldier with a missing wife - and psychologist Dr Lexi Green, an American living in London. These novels are darker, more psychological serial-killer cases, with romantic relationships as a central theme.

I began writing fiction in 2014, after previous careers as a diplomat, based in Iraq and Jerusalem, an
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Knock Knock (Detectives Loc...

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The New Home

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Last Witness (Detective Zac...

4.07 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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Bring Her Back (Detective Z...

4.07 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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Who's Next? (Detectives Loc...

4.35 avg rating — 289 ratings — published 2020 — 3 editions
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Lost Souls (Detectives Lock...

4.50 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 2021 — 3 editions
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Life or Death (Detective Za...

4.41 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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The Killing Hour

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Chris Merritt and 75 other people liked PamG's review of The New Home:
The New Home by Chris Merritt
" The New Home by Chris Merritt is suspenseful, shocking, and pulls on your heart strings. This psychological thriller is a standalone novel and the second book that I have read by this author.

Freya Northcott and Jack Brown are engaged and have pur" Read more of this review »
Chris Merritt and 2 other people liked Tracy's review of The New Home:
The New Home by Chris Merritt
"my 1st book buy this author and so enjoyed very twisty and did not figure it out who it was . Freya and Jack buy there dream home together in a different location as Jack has a new job at a hospital . Freya makes documentary s so can work from home ." Read more of this review »
The New Home by Chris Merritt
"So happy I was able to read this thanks to Netgalley.

Let me just say WOW!! I truly enjoyed it and as a reader I wasn't bored one second through out the book. So many twists and the ending were a surprise. I couldn't guess that it was going as it did" Read more of this review »
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