Cold Bones

Written by David Mark — Hull, on the east coast of England, may not seem the most obvious setting for crime fiction, but local author…

Scorched Earth

We’ve reached number six in David Mark’s series featuring DS Aector McAvoy and this is the best one yet. It all begins in explosive fashion,…

Scorched Earth

Written by David Mark — DS Aector McAvoy is the best thing to come out of Hull since the M62 motorway. Come to think if…

Cruel Mercy

Written by David Mark — Aector McAvoy and Hull go together like local dish pattie and chips. So why oh why would you want to…

Dead Pretty

Written by David Mark — We have reviewed the Aector McAvoy novels ever since the first, The Dark Winter, appeared in November 2012. Dead Pretty is number…

Taking Pity

Written by David Mark — We’ve followed the careers of Hull author David Mark and his police detective Aector McAvoy since the writer’s debut novel back in…

First look: Taking Pity

Number four in David Mark’s DS McAvoy series has landed on the doormat – and it is sporting a bleakly atmospheric cover photo for the…

Sorrow Bound

We interviewed former journalist David Mark after his previous novel Original Skin won universal praise in crime fiction circles. The intriguingly named lynchpins of that…

Sorrow Bound

Written by David Mark — There are books that make you want to race to the finish. And occasionally they leave you feeling a bit…

TV debut for Aector McAvoy?

David Mark’s Hull-based crime novels have been optioned by a ‘major TV company’, with filming earmarked for next year, the Hull Daily Mail has reported.…

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Original Skin

Written by David Mark — The Dark Winter proved a best-selling debut for David Mark, grabbed a four-star review when we looked at it during…

Interview: David Mark

David Mark was a journalist for more than 15 years – many of them spent in Hull as crime reporter for the Yorkshire Post –…