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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 transport this great, galumping, awkward, prone-to-blushing, gorgeous, super-talented lump of a policeman to, of all places, New York City? It’s…
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DeathBecomesHer: Top Five Books of 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and I don’t mean the Holidays. No, I’m referring to the torture that is ‘My Top Five Books of 2016’. I’ve reviewed around 45 books this year and honestly, it’s like choosing a favourite child! So I’ve…
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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 five in the series (there’s also been a short story, A Bad Death) and it’s fair to say that life…
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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2015

This year, I’ve been lucky enough to review a fair few top-class books for Crime Fiction Lover. What joy! The smile of satisfaction fades when you survey the packed bookshelf and begin to ponder on the five stand-outs. Five is the limit, so I’m just going to…
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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 2012. Aector McAvoy’s journey began in The Dark Winter, where we met the detective sergeant and his son as they enjoyed a hot…
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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 UK market. Quite what the bleached animal skull featured on the US cover is supposed to convey, we’re not really…
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