Books by Andrew Martin

ANDREW MARTIN was a Spectator (London) Young Writer of the Year and has written for the Guardian , the Daily Telegraph , and Granta . He has a weekly column in the New Statesman . He lives in London.


EARLY WORK by Andrew Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2018

"A well-written and often amusing debut about what it takes to succeed or fail in love or art."
Two would-be writers embark on an affair, testing commitments to existing partners, their creative efforts, and each other in this clever morality tale. Read full book review >
THE YELLOW DIAMOND by Andrew Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Full of memorable character portraits and incisive observations on wealth and social class, this stylish departure by the author of the long-running Jim Stringer series (Night Train to Jamalpur, 2014, etc.) is full of droll humor."
When a veteran detective is shot while on special assignment, uncovering the truth involves layers of deceit and secrets that might be best left unrevealed. Read full book review >
MURDER AT DEVIATION JUNCTION by Andrew Martin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"In Jim's fourth adventure (The Lost Luggage Porter, 2008, etc.), Martin again shares his infectious passion for trains, wrapped in a nifty caper."
A body in the snow vaults ambitious Jim Stringer into another perilous adventure. Read full book review >
THE LOST LUGGAGE PORTER by Andrew Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Stringer's third adventure (The Blackpool Highflyer, 2007, etc.) has the same engaging voice and lively splashes of historical color as his others."
An eager young railroad detective goes undercover. Read full book review >
THE BLACKPOOL HIGHFLYER by Andrew Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"Brisk and atmospheric, the middle volume of a proposed trilogy."
When his train is nearly derailed, a young Yorkshire railwayman once more turns sleuth. Read full book review >
THE NECROPOLIS RAILWAY by Andrew Martin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"Martin's debut, loaded with railway lore, pairs a lively, often macabre look at turn-of-the-century London with a bang-up mystery."
A naïve young railway man has a chance to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an engine driver, if only he can survive a series of murderous attacks. Read full book review >