M.W. Craven

Nilufer...
2,922 books | 4,999 friends

Betty
2,874 books | 385 friends

Peter
2,081 books | 1,152 friends

Laura Rash
1,749 books | 935 friends

Hemanth...
200 books | 19 friends

Belinda
410 books | 1,192 friends

Laura A...
746 books | 44 friends

Kat
Kat
4,241 books | 89 friends

More friends…

M.W. Craven

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences
Mick Herron, Terry Pratchett, Michael Connelly, Carl Hiaasen, Don Wins ...more

Member Since
April 2018


M. W. Craven was born in Carlisle but grew up in Newcastle, running away to join the army at the tender age of sixteen. He spent the next ten years travelling the world having fun, leaving in 1995 to complete a degree in social work with specialisms in criminology and substance misuse. Thirty-one years after leaving Cumbria, he returned to take up a probation officer position in Whitehaven, eventually working his way up to chief officer grade. Sixteen years later he took the plunge, accepted redundancy and became a full-time author. He now has entirely different motivations for trying to get inside the minds of criminals . . .

M. W. Craven is married and lives in Carlisle with his wife, Joanne. When he isn’t out with his springer spaniel, or
...more

M.W. Craven hasn't written any blog posts yet.

Average rating: 4.47 · 6,557 ratings · 1,538 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Puppet Show (Washington...

4.40 avg rating — 3,623 ratings — published 2018 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Black Summer (Washington Po...

4.59 avg rating — 1,668 ratings8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Curator (Washington Poe...

4.64 avg rating — 610 ratings — published 2020 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Born in a Burial Gown (DI A...

4.40 avg rating — 492 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Body Breaker (DI Avison Flu...

4.42 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dead Ground (Washington Poe...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — expected publication 2021
Rate this book
Clear rating
Flammen der Vergeltung

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by M.W. Craven…
The Puppet Show Black Summer The Curator Dead Ground
(4 books)
by
4.48 avg rating — 5,898 ratings

Born in a Burial Gown Body Breaker
(2 books)
by
4.41 avg rating — 793 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Puppet Show
M.W. Craven is currently reading
by M.W. Craven (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

M.W.’s Recent Updates

M.W. Craven is now friends with Catherine
20028857
The Curator by M.W. Craven
"Woohoo Poe and Tilly are back in one of my most anticipated reads of 2020, The Curator. This has to be one of my favourite British crime series EVER! The Curator opens with a macabre murder scene, it’s gruesome and shocking, but the perfect opening t" Read more of this review »
The Curator by M.W. Craven
"Published on June 4, the third book in the block busting series starring the stubborn down to earth DS Washington Poe and his completely awkward analyst, Tilly Bradshaw is another cracker.

When 3 sets of fingers are found, distributed around Cumbria, " Read more of this review »
The Curator by M.W. Craven
"If you think you know what's happening next, you're where he wants you to be . . .

It's Christmas and a serial killer is leaving displayed body parts all over Cumbria. A strange message is left at each scene: #BSC6
Called in to investigate, the Nationa" Read more of this review »
M.W. Craven rated a book it was amazing
The Drop by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
M.W. Craven rated a book it was amazing
The List by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
M.W. Craven rated a book it was amazing
Nobody Walks by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
M.W. Craven rated a book it was amazing
This Is What Happened by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
M.W. Craven has read
The List by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
M.W. Craven has read
Nobody Walks by Mick Herron
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of M.W.'s books…
“But the thing about plans is that they can turn into a bag of turds in the blink of an eye.”
M.W. Craven, Black Summer

“The door to the mortuary had a piece of A4 paper Sellotaped to the frosted glass. It said: ‘Pathologists have the coolest patients”
M.W. Craven, Black Summer

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
A Million More Pages: Sleeping Beauty FTW 46 60 Jun 24, 2018 11:14PM  
A Million More Pages: Sleeping Beauty's Team 1667 127 Jul 02, 2018 03:31PM  
A Million More Pages: Fairy Tale Spell-Out ~ see message 6 for a special announcement 218 264 Jul 03, 2018 08:36AM  
Hooked on Books : This topic has been closed to new comments. Spring - March 20th, 2019 - June 20th, 2019 42 96 Jun 26, 2019 01:10PM  
Nothing But Readi...: Decades Challenge 2019 (Jan 9, 2019-Feb 20, 2020) 185 571 Mar 01, 2020 04:19PM  



No comments have been added yet.