C.P. Wilson’s Series

Mark also writes psychological Thrillers and Crime novels under the pseudonym, C.P. Wilson.

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Half The Lies You Tell Are True:

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An unsettling, dark psychological thriller from the author of Ice Cold Alice.

In a world where internet rumour becomes real-world fact, do we ever really know anyone?

High school teacher Dougie Black is brutally attacked in school. Stabbed in front of his class by a pupil with no apparent motive, Dougie fights for his life in ICU whilst DS Lewis Gilmour attempts to unravel the events leading up to the attack.

As the doctors struggle to save Dougie’s life, social media is rife with rumours about his private life. Mr Black’s friends and family begin to question everything they thought they knew about him.

Who is Dougie Black? Why did a child attempt to murder him? How did so many years of lies lead to an horrific moment of violence?

Half The Lies You Tell Are True, is a dark glimpse at what social media has done to our integrity and our perception of each other. Perfect for fans of Black Mirror and Gone Girl.

Praise for CP Wilson:

“If you’re looking for something to get your teeth into then this is the book for you which I cannot recommend enough giving 5 big massive stars.” – Shell Baker.

“Sometimes you start reading a book and you stop to check the blurb again because you realise that the book you are reading far outweighs the book you were expecting! And that’s what happened to me here because this book caught me out with a plot and setting that were far superior to anything I could have hoped for.” – Joanne Robertson – Amazon Top 500 reviewer.

“C.P. Wilson kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end combining complex emotions with cruelty and gruesome scenes. The story is perfectly balanced and the suspense is skilfully distributed.” – Suze Lavender.

“CP Wilson asks hard questions about society, domestic abuse and shared culpability.” – Rowena, Murder, Mayhem and More.

“Throws you right in with the first harrowing scenes.” – Caroline Vincent, Bits about Books.

“I think the author will certainly wow readers with this book and leave them begging for more.” – Sarah Hardy, By The Letter Book Reviews.


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The Only Truth That Sticks:

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In a world where few fertile men remain and synthetic-sperm is the most valuable commodity on the planet, is blood really thicker than water?

Gavin Ennis gave everything to make his company a global force. Is there anything he wouldn’t do to keep it there?

Alex Kinsella, a reproductive scientist with a young family, is pulled unwillingly into Ennis’s world. His wife Sarah must evade Ennis’s agents and will do anything to free Alex from Ennis’s hold and protect their son from Ennis and his plans.

Set in Scotland, Paris, New York, Ann Arbor and the Diaoyu Islands, The Only Truth That Sticks is an International Thriller in which a family must evade the wealthiest man on the planet and expose the most audacious con in the history of humanity.
Readers of Dan Brown, Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta series, Gone Girl, and viewers of Black Mirror, will love The Only Truth That Sticks.

***A full-length novel, The Only Truth That Sticks was previously published as the novella, The Man Who Sold His Son.***


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Ice Cold Alice (from Bloodhound Books):


They thought that they had all the power, until she took it from them. 

A killer hunts abusive spouses, blogging about their sins post-kill. Soon the murders and the brazen journaling draws the attention of Police Scotland’s CID.

This killer works with surgical preparation, precision and skill, using a unique weapon of her own and never leaves a trace of evidence behind.

Edinburgh’s DI Kathy McGuire, nearing the end of her career, begins the hunt for the murderer as a media frenzy erupts. But McGuire might have met her match…

What has led this killer to take the law into her own hands?

Is the woman accountable really a cold-hearted killer or a desperate vigilante?


What the readers are saying:

“Absolutely brilliant book! Read from cover to cover at record speed. I can’t wait for more from Tequila! #PressIn.” – Maxine, Booklover Catlady 

“This is a great read by Wilson! My only flaw with this story is that there isn’t more!” Sooz, P. Turners Book Blog

“Despite not being my typical fare, this is one of the most viscerally satisfying books I have read in years. From the horrifying beginning to the enticing end, I was hooked all the way through. #PressIn” – Michelle Ruedin, Goodreads reviewer.

“Alice is truly a unique killer. I was cheering her on, and then I felt guilty for doing that. Emotions were all over the place.  There are surprises here and there and twists that you never see coming.” – Linda Strong, Top 200 Goodreads reviewer. 


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