Priscilla Masters

"More than a match for Rendell and Christie."

Broadway Ham & High


Priscilla Masters

About Priscilla Masters

Priscilla Masters is a celebrated author writing crime and mystery novels. Experience in nursing allows her to create thrilling medical mysteries based in various locations.

Iconic characters Joanna Piercy and Martha Gunn unravel the complex crimes and mysteries in many of her stories. These characters, one from Staffordshire and the other a coroner from the medieval town of Shrewsbury have led readers through great stories. The books have received glowing reviews from many in the literary world, and the next novel is hugely anticipated!

And in 2015 she revived an earlier character, Dr Claire Roget, forensic psychiatrist. with Dangerous Minds. This was followed in 2017 by The Deceiver.

Priscilla Masters also uses her nursing experience and medical family to write standalone medical mysteries set in various locations, from "Llancloudy", an erstwhile mining town in the South Wales valleys, to Birmingham and Stoke on Trent She has also written a children's book, Mr Bateman's Garden, set in the National Trust Gardens of Biddulph Grange and a historical romantic mystery using her experience as an antiques dealer.

Whether you're looking for a standalone mystery or would like to read about crimes that pepper the careers and shape the lives of characters, you will find a book by Priscilla Masters that is perfect for you.

The CWA

Priscilla Masters is a member of the Crime Writers' Association and The Detection Club.


"Clear and well-crafted storytelling that pulled me in right from the start."

Ann Cleeves


"The plot – which unfolds like an origami model – is intricate, clear and faultless."

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