Martina Cole
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Martina Cole

Martina Cole is the acknowledged queen of crime drama with more than twenty novels to her name, of which over a dozen have been No.1 bestsellers. Several of Martina's novels have been adapted for the screen, including The Take and The Runaway which were shown on Sky 1 to remarkable reviews. In addition, Two Women and The Graft have been adapted for the stage; both were highly acclaimed when performed at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, which also staged Dangerous Lady in 2012, celebrating twenty years since Martina's debut novel was published. Martina Cole is a phenomenon. She continues to smash sales records with each of her books, which have sold thirteen million copies. In 2011 Martina surpassed the £50 million sales mark since records began and was the first British female novelist for adult audiences to achieve this - and she has spent more weeks in the No. 1 slot on the original fiction bestseller list than any other adult novelist. Her hard-hitting, uncompromising and haunting writing is in a genre all its own - no one writes like Martina.

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Best Sellers

    • Damaged

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 425
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 359

    The new audiobook from Sunday Times number-one best-seller Martina Cole sees the return of her iconic detective heroine DCI Kate Burrows, as the bodies of missing schoolgirls start turning up....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rubbish

    • By Maria on 05-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Ladykiller

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 753
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 646
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633

    George Markham has a nasty little hobby, one that erupts into an orgy of viscous sexual depravity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book

    • By Nik Nik C on 22-02-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Goodnight Lady

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 21 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 252

    In the sixties, Briony Cavanagh ran a string of the most notorious brothels in London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By angela on 18-06-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Broken

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280

    DI Kate Burrows thought she'd never face a killer like the Grantley Ripper again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant!!

    • By Sarah Fallon on 30-05-19

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Hard Girls

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Hard live. Hard Lessons. It's murder on the streets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!!!

    • By Angela on 12-10-16

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Graft

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    The Graft is an enthralling and hard-hitting story of violence and revenge from number one best-selling author Martina Cole....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the read

    • By dean_rowley on 06-04-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Get Even

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    Playing grown-ups, the future is theirs for the taking. Sharon Conway and Lenny Scott are childhood sweethearts. Everyone says they are too young, but nothing can keep them apart....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What a let down!

    • By Vanessa Prodger on 20-10-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Close

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. And your family should be closest of all. Patrick Brodie knows exactly how far he's prepared to go to get what he wants. And he wants it all....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By gambling_man on 04-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dangerous Lady

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

    Maura, the Ryan clan's youngest and only daughter, is the last person anyone expects to take on gangland London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • crooks

    • By Amazon Customer on 31-01-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • No Mercy

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    The biggest selling female crime writer in the UK, Martina's unique and powerful novels have gripped their readers for 25 years, and include Dangerous Lady, The Take and Damaged....

    Regular price: £19.99

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