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“John Nicholl has a wonderful way with words” Anita May Waller – Bestselling Author

“A must-read in every sense. Unreservedly recommended.” Readers Retreat 

“Edgy, tense and raw, this tale is pure suspense from start to finish” Tome Tender Book Blog

The Girl In Red

The Girl In Red

‘Authentic, gritty and haunting, this is a book I will be recommending to everyone.’

Renita D’Silva –  Bestselling author



‘Anonymity is an intense and terrifying psychological thriller you would want to read without a break.’



White is the Coldest Colour

Nicholl is a superb story teller; it is an art to write a book with such a violent and brutal plot line and conveying it without gratuitous details.

Great Book Escapes

When Evil Calls Your Name

When Evil Calls Your Name

Intense, page turning and thought provoking. Stunningly brilliant and captivating. A stand alone book or a sequel, whichever you prefer.

Misfits Farm


Portraits of the Dead

Disturbing and compelling, an edge-of-the-seat story. John Nicholl is a fresh, innovative and powerful new voice in crime fiction.

The Book Review Cafe

A Cold Cold Heart

A Cold Cold Heart

‘John Nicholl is back with another spine-tinging psychological thriller that will keep the reader hooked until the final sentence.’

Book Reviews To Ponder


Before I Met Him

‘Incredible talent. This is an author who likes to write and jump just a little over the edge to keep his readers gasping. I love that!’

Read Along With Sue

John Nicholl


John Nicholl, an ex-police officer, child protection social worker and lecturer, is the award-winning, Amazon Top 10 bestselling author of 8 darkly psychological suspense thrillers.
John’s books are set in the UK and have a strong Welsh flavour. He began writing after leaving his job heading up child protection services for Carmarthenshire.  John can be contacted via the form at the bottom of this page.

John’s English language books are published by leading independent crime and thriller publisher – Bloodhound Books.

Foreign and audiobook rights are handled by The Rights People. For enquiries please contact Hannah Whitaker hannahw@rightspeople.com

TV and Film rights are handled by Red Hammer Management. Initial enquires should be made here. 

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