Adam Southward

Adam Southward is a philosophy graduate with a professional background in IT, working both in publishing and the public sector. He lives on the south coast of England with his young family.

His Alex Madison series is published by Thomas & Mercer.

Forensic psychologist Alex Madison is asked to consult after three victims are found dead in what appears to be a gruesome murder-suicide. As he digs deeper he uncovers a frightening reality of secret research and cruel experimentation – and the perpetrators are closer to home than he could have ever imagined. On the brink of a dangerous obsession, Alex is hunting for any clue that will bring him closer to the truth.

Adam’s latest novel, The Stranger Next Door, is a fast-paced, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know those closest to us . . . Published by Headline, September 2021. 

Books by Adam Southward


Represented at The North Literary Agency by Julie Fergusson.