Publication history

2015 – The Cellar
2013 – A Dreadful Murder – Quick Read
2012 – Innocent Victims
2007 – The Chameleon’s Shadow
2006 – Chickenfeed (Novella – won 2006 Quick Reads Learners’ Favourite award)
2005 – The Devil’s Feather
2005 – The Tinder Box
2003 – Disordered Minds (Shortlisted for Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, Harrogate, 2005)
2002 – Fox Evil (Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award, UK)
2001 – Acid Row (Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award, UK; also for the Grand Prix des Lectrices d’Elle, France)
2000 – The Shape of Snakes (winner of the Pelle Rosencrantz Prize, Denmark)
1998 – The Breaker
1997 – The Echo
1995 – The Dark Room (Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award, UK)
1994 – The Scolds Bridle (Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award, UK)
1993 – The Sculptress (Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Award, USA; also the Macavity Award, USA)
1992 – The Ice House (Winner of the CWA John Creasey Award, UK)
1972 – 1980: Numerous short stories, features, serials and romantic novelettes, all written anonymously or under pseudonyms.

 

Personal CV

Name: Minette Walters
Place of birth: Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK
School: Godolphin School, Salisbury (1962 – 1967)
Gap year: Voluntary service in Israel (March – September, 1968)
University: Durham University (1968 – 1971)
Degree: French BA
First 2 jobs: Secretarial positions (September, 1971 – March 1972)
3rd job: Barmaid (Summer, 1972)
4th job: Sub-editor, editor IPC magazines (Autumn, 72 – Summer, 77)
5th job: Freelance author (Summer, 77 – )
Married: August, 1978
Husband: Alec Walters
Children: Two boys
Siblings: 2 brothers, one older, one younger
Presently residing: Near Dorchester, Dorset, UK