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David Mark

(David J Mark)
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aka D M Mark

David spent more than 15 years as a journalist, including seven years as a crime reporter with The Yorkshire Post - walking the Hull streets that would later become the setting for the Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy novels.

His writing is heavily influenced by the court cases he covered: the defeatist and jaded police officers; the incompetent investigators; the inertia of the justice system and the sheer raw grief of those touched by savagery and tragedy.

He lives in Lincolnshire and is now a full-time novelist.

Genres: Mystery
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2016) : Dead Pretty

David Mark recommends
The Puppet Show (2018)
(Washington Poe, book 1)
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"A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent. Tightly plotted, and not for the faint hearted!"
Too Close to Breathe (2018)
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"Gritty, cynical and haunting, this is crime writing of the highest order and the product of a darkly fascinating mind. First class."

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