Paul Pilkington

Paul Pilkington is a British writer from the North West of England.

He is the author of the Emma Holden suspense mystery trilogy, the first of which, The One You Love (2011), was #1 in the Bookseller Official Fiction Heat Seekers Chart.

The second in the series, The One You Fear (2013), was named as one of the Best Kindle Books of 2013 (UK Kindle Store Editor’s Choice). The final instalment, The One You Trust (2014), has helped the series to achieve over 4,000 five-star reviews on Amazon.

He is also the author of standalone mystery thriller Someone to Save You, which is a Kindle Number-one bestseller in the UK and Australia. Paul’s latest thriller, For Your Own Protection, was released in September 2017.

Paul’s work has been translated into several languages, and his novels have been e-book bestsellers in a number of countries.

In the Press



Guessing outcomes and predicting plotlines is virtually impossible as we are carried along on an emotional and exciting rollercoaster ride into unfathomable territory and perilous mysteries.

Lancashire Evening Post

Book Review

Pilkington propels readers through a maze of hidden secrets and dangerous obstacles at breakneck speed, scattering clues and puzzles along the way to bewitch, bemuse and bewilder.

Blackpool Gazette

Book Review

It’s rare to find a thriller writer who can simultaneously propel us readers forward at a breakneck pace and yet engage our minds as we unravel puzzles brilliantly seeded through the story. Pilkington does just this.

Jeffery Deaver

Internationally Best-Selling Author