Maureen Carter

Maureen Carter has worked extensively in both print and broadcast journalism. She worked on newspapers and commercial radio before joining BBC TV News and Current Affairs. As well as being a reporter, Maureen co-presented BBC’s flagship Newsnight programme and went on to become the first woman news producer outside London when she edited Midlands Today. She is now a freelance writer and narrator. Her work has been short-listed in the Crime Writers’ Association’s New Writing Competition. Maureen lives in Birmingham and is married with one daughter.

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DS Bev Morriss crime series
by Maureen Carter

Maureen Carter’s crime series breathes fresh life – and deaths – into detective fiction. Her creation Detective Sergeant Bev Morriss is a young cop with a heart as big as her mouth – and a woman who never fails to shoot from the lip. Bev cares about the underdog and likes putting away the bad guys. As a welcome change from all the curmudgeonly middle-aged male detectives with drink problems and no personal life – you’ll love her. Over the course of seven books, Bev Morriss will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think.

Find out more about each title in the Bev Morriss series by clicking on the cover images below…

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Praise for Maureen Carter's Bev Morriss series...

“Carter writes like a longtime veteran, with snappy patter and stark narrative.”
David Pitt, Booklist

“British hardboiled crime fiction at its best.”
George Easter, Deadly Pleasures (USA)

“Carter has mastered the art of the crime thriller to ensure a page turner which will catch you out no matter how hard you try to second guess her.”
Diane Parkes, Birmingham Mail

“Many writers would sell their first born to have the ability to create such a distinctive ‘voice’ in a main character.”
Sharon Wheeler, Reviewing the Evidence