Marsh Ian


Dr Ian Marsh has been a university lecturer for many years and has taught, researched and written widely on crime and criminal justice. He is the author of numerous academic books on crime and justice and this is his first published work of fiction.

Author's books

Gemma Makes Her Mark


While in prison and preparing for parole after serving time for the murders of his mother and father-in-law, Mark met young probation officer Gemma. After his release, they develop a relationship and move in together. Although Mark feels that he is in control, Gemma is not as naïve as he imagines; she's from a wealthy family and isn't committed to a lifetime career in the probation service. She begins to see him as a means to help her gain some revenge for the way her mother (mis)treated her...
Murderer: On Your Mark


Brighton, 1974: Mark, a trendy, young university lecturer, finds himself at a crossroads. His current lover and former student Justine seems to be growing restive, and he desperately casts around for a way of holding onto her. Constantly short of money and envious of his contemporaries' greater earning power, he wonders whether an answer lies with his wife's wealthy, irritating, but conveniently ageing parents. Based on a re-working of the notorious Arthur John Waite case in New York in the...

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Insightful Novel ‘Gemma Makes Her Mark’ makes an appearance on Prescot Online

Ian Marsh penned his second novel in 2017 and it was recently featured in the Prescot Online article.

Gemma Makes Her Mark book cover

Ian Marsh, interviewed by St. Helen’s Star Newspaper for his second publication

Ian Marsh, was recently interviewed by St.

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Ian Marsh Features on Halton Borough Council Website

Ian Marsh has featured on Halton Borough Council website about two fantastic book signing events in the local area.
Prescot Online features Ian Marsh

Prescot Online features Ian Marsh

Prescot Online features local author Ian Marsh and his book Murderer: On Your Mark

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