Faith Martin is a pen name of English novelist Jacquie Walton, who writes crime thriller novels under this pseudonym. She writes the Hillary Greene series. Other pen names she has used include Maxine Barry, Joyce Cato and Jessie Daniels. Faith was born in Oxford, and she sets most of her crime thrillers in that vicinity. She loves nature as well as the countryside, and tends to include descriptions of wildlife and local flowers in her writing.

Faith Martin has been writing since 1993, but debuted this pen name in 2004 with the novel A Narrow Escape, which was later revised and re-published as Murder on the Oxford Canal. Below is a list of Faith Martin’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of DI Hillary Greene Books

Murder on the Oxford Canal / A Narrow Escape (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at the University / On the Straight and Narrow (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of the Bride / Narrow is the Way (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Village / By a Narrow Majority (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Family / Through a Narrow Door (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Home / With a Narrow Blade (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Meadow / Beside a Narrow Stream (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in a Mansion / Down a Narrow Path (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Garden / Across the Narrow Blue Line (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder by Fire / A Narrow Point of View (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Work / A Narrow Exit (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Return / Murder Never Retires (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Margin of Error / Murder of a Lover (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Walk a Narrow Mile / Murder Never Misses (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Victory / Murder at Midnight (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Work of a Narrow Mind / Murder in Mind (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Trajectory / Hillary's Final Case (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hillary's Back! (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ryder & Loveday Books

A Fatal Obsession (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fatal Mistake (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fatal Flaw (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fatal Secret (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fatal Truth (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jenny Starling Books

The Birthday Mystery / Birthdays Can Be Murder (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winter Mystery / A Fatal Fall of Snow (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Riverboat Mystery / Dying for a Cruise (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Castle Mystery / The Invisible Murder (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Oxford Mystery / Deadly Stuff (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Teatime Mystery / Just Not Cricket (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Country Inn Mystery (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Monica Noble Books

An Unholy Mess / The Vicarage Murder (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Unholy Whiff of Death / The Flower Show Murder (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Unholy Shame / The Manor House Murder (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Murder on the Oxford Canal is a revised edition of A Narrow Escape. Murder at the University is a revised edition of On the Straight and Narrow. Murder of the Bride is a revised edition of Narrow is the Way. Murder in the Village is a revised edition of By a Narrow Majority. Murder in the Family is a revised version of Through a Narrow Door. Murder at Home is a revised edition of With a Narrow Blade. Murder in the Meadow was originally published as Beside a Narrow Stream, and has since been revised. Murder in a Mansion is a revised edition of Down a Narrow Path. Murder in the Garden is a revised edition of Across the Narrow Blue Line. Murder by Fire is a revised edition of A Narrow Point of View. Murder at Work was originally published as A Narrow Exit. A Narrow Return was re-published as Murder Never Retires. A Narrow Margin of Error was originally titled Murder of a Lover. Walk a Narrow Mile was later published as Murder Never Misses. A Narrow Victory was later re-titled Murder at Midnight. The Work of a Narrow Mind was re-published also Murder in Mind. A Narrow Trajectory is also known as Hillary’s Final Case.

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Faith Martin Synopsis: Murder on the Oxford Canal is the first DI Hillary Greene novel by Faith Martin. Not only has DI Hillary Greene lost her husband, but his actions have put her under investigation for corruption. Then a badly beaten and broken body is found floating in the Oxford Canal. It looks like the victim fell off a boat, but Hillary finds it suspicious. Her investigation exposes a dark background to the death. Can Hillary clear her name and get to the bottom of a fiendish conspiracy on the water?

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