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 Hillary Greene Books

Murder on the Oxford Canal(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at the University(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of the Bride(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Village(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Family(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Home(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Meadow(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in a Mansion(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Garden(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder by Fire(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Work(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Return(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Margin of Error(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Walk a Narrow Mile(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Victory(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Work of a Narrow Mind(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Narrow Trajectory(2016) 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


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.

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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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