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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 book, Aector McAvoy and Trish Pharoah are back. Their stamping grounds remain the unlovely Humberside port of Hull. In an…
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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 deflated and cheated, because that killer ending somehow falls flat. Sorrow Bound isn’t like that. Instead, I found myself slowing,…
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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. The author’s first two books, The Dark Winter and Original Skin, won rave reviews here and elsewhere, and the third…
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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 New Talent November, and was on my top five crime reads of 2012. So this up and coming author had…
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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 – before turning his hand to crime fiction. His debut novel, The Dark Winter, was a Richard and Judy Club pick…
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Accidents happen... or do they?

On the Radar — The ultimate goal of a crime fiction villain is usually to get away with it, and one of the best ways to do that is to make it look like an accident, right? And that dismissive phrase ‘accidents happen’ is the theme…
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