'Breathtaking. Mark writes bad beautifully' Peter May, author of The Blackhouse
Hull, northern England. Two weeks before Christmas. Three bodies in the morgue.
The victims - each a sole survivor of a past tragedy - killed in the manner they once cheated death.
Somebody is playing God. And it falls to DS Aector McAvoy to stop their deadly game.
Hooked on Hull? Then check out the second in the DS Aector McAvoy series, Original Skin . . .
David Mark 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 competent and incompetent investigators; the inertia of the justice system and the sheer raw grief of those touched by savagery and tragedy.
He has written five novels in the McAvoy series: Dark Winter, Original Skin, Sorrow Bound, Taking Pity and Dead Pretty. David has also written a McAvoy novella, A Bad Death, which is available as an ebook. He lives in Lincolnshire with his partner, two children and an assortment of animals.