“The Silence of the Lambs meets Medium, with a passing nod to Cornwell.” Sydney Morning Herald on Body Count

See what else the critics are saying about PD Martin’s books below. Australian and North American covers are shown, please visit the around the globe page to see more covers.

Hell’s Fury

“A corker of a heroine with a tale that’s worth her time…a stark and fascinating tale of a woman who refuses to be defined by the men who sired, hired, beat and rescued her, and I’m very much looking forward to hearing more from this author.” Crime Factory






Kiss of Death

 “…formidable stylist…” The Age

“Engaging, with flesh-and-blood characters that resonate and just the right amount of grisly detail.”Australian Women’s Weekly

“…well written and well plotted…” Sydney Morning Herald

“Sophie’s investigation takes us to a darker side of the twilight world. A book to keep your brain in overdrive.” Woman’s Day 

“…a clever concoction blending standard crime fiction – there are procedural elements, some forensics… and profiling – with fantasy horror.” The Age


The Killing Hands

   “…more twists and turns than a Rubik’s cube…” Herald Sun
“…readers who enjoy hard-nosed police drama or CSI-style television shows will find her an engaging character.” Fresh Fiction
This is the third of PD Martin’s four books that I have read and I find myself liking the main character, FBI profiler Sophie Anderson, more each time.” Burnie Advocate
“The plot is tight, with surprising twists.” Sunshine Coast Sunday
“With plenty of tension and intrigue and an insight into the world of martial arts The Killing Hands is hard to put down. Launceston Examiner


 Fan Mail

    “gripping read…” Herald Sun
“best book in the series so far…” The Age
“…her control of the threads of the stories is very masterful. I thoroughly enjoyed FAN MAIL and look forward to the next in the series.” AustCrime
“gripping and realistic thriller.” Good Reading
“…twisted, intriguing and brilliant plot.” Sunday Territorian
“Martin ratchets up the fear and the tension expertly.” Courier Mail
“another winner…” New Weekly


The Murderers’ Club

   “Martin provides solid entertainment as she takes a high-concept premise and runs with it. The narrative is fast-moving, the protagonists likable, the police detail and dialogue believable and the serial killers just as evil as they need to be.” Publishers Weekly
“…just as gripping and original as the first…The Murderers’ Club is certainly a riveting read.”Herald Sun 
“The Murderers’ Club is a real page-turner, with a dastardly mix of villains.” The Age

Full review – Herald Sun (PDF – 74KB)


Body Count

  Body Count-USHB“A taut and terrific debut novel…Can’t wait for her next.” Women’s Weekly
“PD Martin…ticks all the right boxes.” Sydney Morning Herald
“A great, gripping read.” Woman’s Day 
“…solid, well-researched debut…the intense first-person narration has enough twists and turns to keep forensics fans turning the pages.” Publishers Weekly
“Martin’s debut is truly superb, combining enough procedural details to satisfy CSI junkies with humor, emotion and a generous amount of chills.” Romantic Times
“A terrific job presenting a smart sassy serial-killer-in-our-midst story…look forward to seeing more.” New Weekly

Full review – New Weekly (PDF – 542KB)