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C J Tudor books in order

Looking for C J Tudor’s books in order? Look no further!

With a love of the dark and the macabre, C J Tudor has burst onto the thriller scene with chilling page turners full of suspense. Regularly reaching top ten bestsellers lists, each title pushes boundaries of the genre and make for bold, compelling and terrifying reads.

Likened to Stephen King, Tudor’s writing is eerie, intriguing and verging on sinister at times. Fans of twists and turns that leave you guessing until the final page will be in their element.

These brilliant books are all standalones so can be read in any order – but for those who like to start back where it all began here are all C J Tudor books in order of publication.

C J Tudor’s latest book is The Gathering and was released on 11th April 2024.

C J Tudor books in order:

The Chalk Man by C J Tudor

1. The Chalk Man (2018)

It was Mr Halloran who first gave twelve-year-old Eddie the idea for the drawings: chalk men figures left as secret messages between his group of friends. It was fun to start with, until the chalk men led them to a body. Thirty years on, Ed believes his past is behind him – but then he receives a letter containing a single chalk stick figure. As history begins to repeat itself, Ed realises the game was never over and if he is to save himself, he must find out what really happened all those years ago…

Read an extract from The Chalk Man here.

The Taking of Annie Thorne by C J Tudor

2. The Taking of Annie Thorne (2019)

One night, Annie disappeared. There were searches, appeals. Everyone thought the worst. And then, after 48 hours, she came back – but she couldn’t, or wouldn’t, say what had happened to her.

Something happened to my sister. I can’t explain what. I just know that when she came back, she wasn’t the same. She wasn’t my Annie. I didn’t want to admit, even to myself, that sometimes I was scared to death of my own little sister.

Read an extract from The Taking of Annie Thorne here.

The Other People by C J Tudor

3. The Other People (2020)

Driving home one night, Gabe sees the face of a little girl he knows in the rear window of the car in front. She mouths one word – ‘Daddy’. It’s his five-year old daughter, Izzy. He never sees her again. The police believe she’s dead. But three years later, Gabe still drives the roads, searching for the car that took Izzy, never giving up hope.

Meanwhile Fran and her daughter, Alice, aren’t searching – but running. Always one step ahead of the people who want to hurt them. Because Fran knows the truth about Gabe’s daughter. And she knows what the people chasing her will do if they ever catch them…

Read an extract from The Other People here.

The Burning Girls by C J Tudor

4. The Burning Girls (2021)

500 years ago: eight martyrs were burnt to death. 30 years ago: two teenagers vanished without trace. Two months ago: the vicar committed suicide. Welcome to Chapel Croft.

For Rev Jack Brooks and teenage daughter Flo it’s supposed to be a fresh start. But, as Jack knows, the past isn’t easily forgotten. And in a close-knit community where the residents seem as proud as they are haunted by Chapel Croft’s history, Jack must tread carefully. Yet right away Jack has more frightening concerns. Why is Flo plagued by visions of burning girls? Who’s sending them sinister, threatening messages? And why did no one mention that the last vicar killed himself?

Chapel Croft’s secrets lie deep and dark as the tomb, but the past is catching up with Chapel Croft – and with Jack. For old ghosts with scores to settle will never rest…

Read an extract from The Burning Girls here.

A Sliver of Darkness by C J Tudor

5. A Sliver of Darkness (2022)

Join a group of survivors who wash up on a deserted island only to make a horrifying discovery. Meet a cold-hearted killer who befriends a strange young girl at a motorway service station. Travel along eerie country lanes in a world gone dark, enter a block of flats with the most monstrous of occupants and accompany a ruthless estate agent on a house sale that goes apocalyptically wrong.

These eleven twisted tales of the macabre are your perfect companions as the nights draw in…if you’re brave enough.

The Drift by C J Tudor

6. The Drift (2023)

During a deadly snowstorm, Hannah awakens to carnage, all mangled metal and shattered glass. She’s in a cable car stranded high above snowy mountains, with five strangers and no memory of how they got on board.

Carter is gazing out of the window of an isolated ski chalet that he and his companions call home. As their generator begins to waver in the storm, the threat of something lurking in the chalet’s depths looms larger. Outside, the storm rages. Inside one group, a killer lurks. But which one?

The Gathering by C J Tudor

7. The Gathering (2024)

A small Alaskan town. A missing boy. A brutal murder.

A detective brought in from out of state to assist the former sherriff who investigated a similar murder twenty-five years ago.

But are they hunting a twisted psychopath – or something even more terrifying?

There you have it – all C J Tudor books in order! How many have you read? Let us know in the comments below…

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    Read all the books and loved them. spooky but with enough realism to draw you into believing such stuff can happen.

    Have read three , absolutely brilliant !Best writer I have read in ages!

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