Author(s): David Mark
DS Aector McAvoy is a man with a troubled past. His unwavering belief in justice has made him an outsider in the police force he serves. When three seemingly unconnected people are brutally murdered in the weeks before Christmas, the police must work quickly to stop more deaths. It is only McAvoy who can see the connection between the victims. A killer is playing God - and McAvoy must find a way to stop the deadly game.
'An exceptional debut from an exciting new talent. David Mark is an original and captivating new voice' Val McDermid. 'Fast-moving and tightly plotted ... an extremely promising debut' Guardian. 'Carefully plotted ... an imaginative, colourful supporting cast ... an engaging page-turner' Manchester Evening News. 'An unusual and accomplished debut' Daily Mail. 'One of the most accomplished debut novels I have read recently ... David Mark has the potential to be one of the stars of British crime writing' Shots.
David Mark has been a journalist for over fifteen years, including seven years as crime reporter with The Yorkshire Post. He is married with two children and lives near Hull. Dark Winter is his first novel. The follow up, Original Skin, is published by Quercus in April 2013.