Mary has published over 100 articles in scientific journals and over 50 book chapters.

She is author or editor of 12 books, some of which are shown here:

alcohol-related-violence McMurran, M. (Ed) (2013). Alcohol-related violence: Prevention and treatment. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Forensic-case-formulation Sturmey, P., & McMurran, M. (Eds). (2011). Forensic case formulation. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Personality-personality-disorder-and-violence McMurran, M., & Howard, R.C. (Eds). (2009). Personality, personality disorder and violence. Chichester: Wiley.
Motivating-offenders-to-change McMurran, M. (Ed.) (2002). Motivating offenders to change: A guide to enhancing engagement in therapy. Chichester: Wiley.

Motivating Offenders to Change was commended in the Mental Health Category of the British Medical Association Book Competition, 2003.