Wendy Cartmell  

 Author of the Sgt Major Crane military crime thrillers   


Wendy Cartmell, Author of the Sgt Major Crane Novels.  Writing about books and publishing.

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Try a new author for 99p/c!

Posted by [email protected] on March 18, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (141)

I've recently joined a great group of authors from K Boards who are doing a monthly cross promotion, called Team Mystery Thrillers.

This month's promotion is now live so please check it out!

This month's Team Mystery Thriller members are each sharing a book or possibly a boxed set of theirs for only 99 cents USD or equivalent (be sure to double-check your Amazon Marketplace as some authors may be using a Kindle Co...

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Crane Omnibus is back!

Posted by [email protected] on March 10, 2017 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Steps to Heaven, 40 Days 40 Nights and Honour Bound 


Three great crime novels, one great price! Indulge yourself with hours of reading pleasure. But don't just take my word for it. Here's what people are saying about the Crane books:

"Your new perfect series!"

"It makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up!"

"Superbly written military mystery."

"So much depth and feeling, so much to talk about."

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Read and Review for Free!

Posted by [email protected] on February 4, 2017 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (103)

Would you like to be part of my read and review team?

As a big thank you to my loyal fans who aren’t in Kindle Unlimited, I’m offering review copies of book 1 in the new Crane and Anderson series, Death Rites.

Once you’ve read it – and here’s the important part - simply send me the link to your review on Amazon (Goodreads would be great as well!) and I’ll let you have the second book, Death Element. Then simpl...

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Goodreads Giveaway

Posted by [email protected] on October 11, 2016 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (101)

Enter to win a paperback copy of my thriller, Steps to Heaven, the first book in the acclaimed Sergeant Major Crane series.


Hurry, the competition closes on October 18th!

Try a new crime series for only 99p/c!

Posted by [email protected] on May 18, 2016 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (91)


A gripping, original, unnerving crime thriller and #1 Amazon bestseller, Steps to Heaven

An evil cult figure is bending the minds of British Army soldiers,making them do his bidding and forcing them to take the first, untimely, Steps to Heaven,

On Aldershot Garrison, Solomon, recently returned from the theatre of war, is found to have murdered his wife and son before committing...

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Mortal Judgement on 99p/c countdown promo!

Posted by [email protected] on March 27, 2016 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (93)

Who can stop the Whisperer before he passes any more mortal judgements?

One night at Reading HM Young Offenders Institute, Jimmy Hill hears the voice of the Whisperer murmuring abuse through his door. The next morning, Jimmy is found hanging in his cell. With the suicide rate starting to rise, prison governor Emma Harrison seems to be the only one who thinks it's an issue. The prison officers are overworked and under-staffed so no one can keep a proper eye on vulnerable prisoner...

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Two FREE Books and Hijack for 99p/c!

Posted by [email protected] on March 20, 2016 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (103)

For those of you new to my Sgt Major Crane crime thrillers you can download a copy of the 1st Crane book, Steps to Heaven right here! A soldier kills his family and then commits suicide. Crane tries to put the tragedy out of his mind. It was just a one-off-thing. That is, until it happens again...


 Don’t get mad – get even!

One thing SIB Detective Sgt Billy Williams has learned from his time in the British Army is respect. So he gets...

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FREE copy of Steps to Heaven

Posted by [email protected] on March 12, 2016 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (100)

Grab your FREE copy of my ebook Steps to Heaven!


For Sgt Major Crane, life policing the British Army garrison is going along just as it should.

Until Solomon, a soldier returning from Afghanistan, is found to have murdered ...

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SOLID PROOF - the NEW Sgt Major Crane crime thriller!

Posted by [email protected] on December 27, 2015 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (96)


When Military Police Detective Tom Crane is called out to the scene of the disappearance of army wife Janey Cunningham, his only clue is a red stiletto shoe dropped on the garage floor. In a leafy borough of London, Tyler Wells begins to notice small intrusions into his life - a flowe...

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Blockbuster Omnibus

Posted by [email protected] on November 7, 2015 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (96)

If you're new to the Sgt Major Crane crime thrillers, then you're in for a treat!


'A Soldier's Honour'

brings together the first three Sgt Major Crane thrillers in one blockbuster omnibus at half the price of buying thr...

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