Catriona King was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She trained as a Doctor, moving to London to live and work. She obtained her M.B.A. from Henley Management College in Oxfordshire, trained as a police Forensic Medical examiner and worked in central London in General Practice, Community Paediatrics and Health Management and strategy. She worked closely with the Metropolitan Police on many occasions. In recent years, she has returned to live in Belfast. She has written since childhood, fiction, fact and reporting.
‘A Limited Justice’ is the first novel in the modern D.C.I. Craig Modern Thriller series. It follows Detective Chief Inspector Marc Craig and his team, through the streets of Northern Ireland, in the hunt for the killer of three people.
‘The Grass Tattoo’ the second in the series was released in December 2012. It follows a trail of lust, greed and foreign gang influences as they lead to murders in Belfast and further afield.
The third D.C.I. Craig novel ‘The Visitor’ was released in March 2013 and is a tale of menace in a safe world. ‘The Waiting Room’, the book four in the D.C.I. Craig series was released in June 2013
Catriona is currently completing a stand-alone novel set in New York City, provisionally entitled ‘The Carbon Trail’ and book number five in the D.C.I. Craig series, tentatively named ‘The Broken Shore’, will hopefully be released at the end of 2013.
Catriona has recently established a theatre group in Belfast and is very active in Belfast's dynamic arts scene. She is on both Facebook and Twitter.
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The Careless Word
When something from Belfast’s troubled past happens again in 2014, everyone fears the worst and Marc Craig’s team is called.
They find a place of contemplation and a distant country linked in an unexpected way. One which no-one could have foretold.
The team gains a new member, and in the background preparations continue for a momentous event, but everything depends on the case being solved.
The Coercion Key
When a series of suicides occurs within a short period of time, and every one is committed by a person with everything to live for, Marc Craig's suspicions begin to rise.
On investigating, Craig's team enters a world that links cyber reality with real lives, where respectable façades unravel to reveal hidden identities.
The Coercion Key. Book Seven in the Craig Crime Series
The Slowest Cut
When a woman's body is found in the grounds of a school, it leads Marc Craig and his team into a darker world than they've ever been in before. How is her death linked to a young couple? What's the significance of a red kite? And how does a young French girl fit into the picture? The only bright spot on the team's horizon is that one of them is celebrating good news.
The Carbon Trail
Espionage. Murder. Love. Jeff Mitchell has a headache and he doesn't know why. But then, he doesn't know much about his life at all. Only one word means something: carbon. 100% of diamonds and 20% of the human body. What does it have to do with the agents tailing him in New York? Or the threats against his life? Who is the exotic brunette who would kill to protect him?
The Broken Shore
An art gallery on Belfast's prosperous Lisburn Road and a body found on a beautiful Northern Irish beach. What can possibly link them?
Marc Craig and his team follow a trail of lies and secrets, only to discover that no-one is beyond reproach. The Broken Shore.
Book Five in the Craig Modern Thriller Series.
The Waiting Room
Belfast's sinister secret.
When powerful people gather, it opens the door for evil to grow. International money believing in its own immunity. An innocent victim, trying to escape control at home.
D.C.I. Marc Craig follows a trail of death and corruption to the heart of Lough Erne.
The Waiting Room.
Book four in the Belfast Murder Thriller Series.
Belfast is in danger.
Murder in a closed Belfast world where evil goes undetected; where caring people have uncaring intentions.
People should be safe in this place. They shouldn’t die unexpectedly.
D.C.I. Marc Craig and his team hunt across Belfast for a psychotic killer who targets the vulnerable and leaves their children to pay.
The third in the D.C.I. Craig detective series.
The Grass Tattoo
Belfast is in trouble.
A body is discovered at a Belfast public place, with symbolism originating far from Northern Ireland.
Join D.C.I. Marc Craig and his team as they lead the hunt for the daring killer that leaves a body at one of Northern Ireland's most famous landmarks.
THE GRASS TATTOO. The second in the D.C.I. Craig detective series.
A Limited Justice
A Limited Justice is the first in a crime series set in 21st century Belfast featuring Detective Chief Inspector Marc Craig.
When a body is discovered at a petrol station, Belfast D.C.I. Marc Craig is called to investigate. Within a day, a second body is found. Then a third. This time, it’s personal.
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