Steven Maxwell is the English author of the novels Hanging Fields (2012), The Dark Confides (2019), and All Was Lost (2021). He has published work in various anthologies, including Horizon Review, Outside the Asylum, The Big Issue, Staple, and Dream Catcher.
Steven Maxwell was born in Liverpool, England. He is a PhD Creative Writing candidate and winner of the prestigious PhD Research Scholarship at Lancaster University.
Maxwell is known for writing novels that delve into crime, suspense, and psychological intrigue. His writing features tension, dark themes, and intricate plots, defining its characteristics.
The earlier book, Hanging Fields, delves into themes of secrets, paranoia, and survival, focusing on the consequences of a soldier's brutal secret.
The Dark Confides explores the world of a police officer infiltrating a crime family while dealing with personal and professional challenges.
All Was Lost is a heart-pounding Northern noir thriller that revolves around Orla McCabe's desperate quest to provide a better life for her family. When she stumbles upon a case of money, Orla flees with her husband and baby daughter, but the money owners are determined to track her down.
On the isolated northern moors, detectives Lynch and Carlin are investigating a gruesome human trafficking operation, leading to a collision course with Orla's desperate flight.
Steven Maxwell lives in Wirral.
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