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David Holman

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David Holman lives in rural Kent, England. A family man first and foremost, he is married with three daughters and is a former Lecturer of English. David also writes for an international aviation related hobby magazine, is a reporter for his local newspaper and produces Literature study guides for schools. When David is not writing or teaching, he likes nothing better than to spend valuable time with his family, walking his dogs and fishing. He says he gets to think about the plots for his Alex Swan novels from the time spent at the waterside.

Like his favorite authors, he sees research as an essential part of the writing process and enjoys the fieldwork of visiting museums and other relevant places of interest that enable him to produce the historic and technical accuracy found In his novels. An avid reader of the thriller and espionage genre, among his list of chosen authors are Frederick Forsyth, Clive Cussler, Dan Brown, Robert Harris and the master John Le Carre. From time to time, he also likes to re-visit the classics with Conan Doyle, Verne, Wells and Dumas his selective choices for sheer escapism. However, David has said that he will generally read anything in order to broaden his personal perspective of the written word.

His ongoing collaboration with Endeavour Media, has taken the Alex Swan Mysteries to all new heights, reaching out to readers across the globe and being awarded many 5 star reviews.
His first novel, Wings of Death was also nominated for Best Thriller of 2017 in an international On-Line reader award. He has also appeared as a guest on podcast shows such as Spybrary.com.

David is a member of the International Thriller Writers and has just completed the fourth Alex Swan novel.

Genres: Horror
   Fleshbait (1979) (with Larry Pryce)