. One hope is that brishen ayres, a boxing coach and legend in the gypsy community in England, will wake up and reveal the person—or people—responsible for the murder of his protégé Shay Helden and his own mutilation. But every step toward locating valentine is a step deeper into a sinister underground network of misguided loyalty, faith, and honor that pulses beneath the streets of New York.
Cruel Mercy Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 5 #ad - The latest installment of the detective sergeant McAvoy novels, and the first to be set in the United States, Cruel Mercy finds Hull's most enigmatic detective treading unfamiliar ground in this wicked stateside thriller. Another hope is Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy. Far away from his home in the U. K. A rival of the helden family, and, and from the guidance of his boss trish Pharaoh, perhaps most important, McAvoy is flown in to assist with the case, but he has his own motives for the trip: find a man named Valentine Teague—another amateur boxer, from his familiar Hull, his brother-in-law.
Taking Pity Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 4Blue Rider Press #ad - Organized crime emerges as the city’s latest threat, with two warring factions leaving plenty of bodies for Detective Superintendent Trish Pharaoh and her unit to clean up. But what was supposed to be a cut-and-dry job quickly unravels as McAvoy digs up new evidence and witness testimonies, steering him closer to some of the most notorious criminals in northern England.
Fast-paced, noir-ish and fresh off the heels of Sorrow Bound’s violent finale, Taking Pity is the latest page-turning installment in the gripping Detective McAvoy series. Mcavoy’s wife and daughter are safe, he’s been assured; he just wishes he knew where they were. The new york times hails david mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain"; in Taking Pity, Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returns for another darkly enthralling installment of this internationally acclaimed series.
It’s been three months since Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returned home, or what was left of it after a horrific tragedy. As mcavoy wrestles with his guilt, and helplessness, self-hatred, trouble persists in stormy Hull. All that remained was charred masonry, broken timbers, and dried blood—a crude reminder of the home invasion and explosion that tore his house and family apart.
Taking Pity Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 4 #ad - She gives mcavoy a case that’s supposed to ease him back into the game: a re-investigation of a rural quadruple murder that was put to bed fifty years ago. Now more than ever, Pharaoh needs her sergeant to return to work and be a policeman again. Hailed by the new york times as being “in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain, and above all, ” David Mark’s police procedurals are smart, dark, wholly captivating.
Dead Pretty Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 6Blue Rider Press #ad - One girl missing. His devotion to his cases is unshakeable, but it’s been nine months since Hannah Kelly disappeared in the quiet English countryside, and it is becoming harder to convince himself that she is just missing instead of dead. A stunning new novel from one of britain's most original crime writers, Dead Pretty finds Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy and Detective Superintendent Trish Pharaoh grappling with vigilantes, unsolved murders, and a killer far too close to home.
While a colleague struggles to solve the recent killing of a man too vile to have mourners, Aector McAvoy, Detective Sergeant of the Humberside Police's murder squad, is still haunted by the past. Reuben hollow--a man convicted of murder with the help of perjured testimony from the Humberside Police--has just been released from prison after a high-profile wrongful conviction suit, putting Pharaoh's reputation at stake.
Especially when another young woman is found brutally murdered. As mcavoy looks for connections between the women, his boss Trish Pharaoh is preoccupied with troubles of her own. One girl dead. But when her house is broken into and her children threatened, she soon learns it is not only her good name that’s in danger.
Dead Pretty Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 6 #ad - As the cases intertwine and pharaoh’s behavior becomes more erratic, McAvoy must question who he can trust if he is to uncover Hannah's fate and find justice for the dead--without joining them himself. Gritty, david mark's dead pretty is an absorbing, atmospheric, and endlessly entertaining, twisty ride readers won’t soon forget.
Original Skin: A Detective Sergeant McAvoy NovelPlume #ad - As his investigation brings him uncomfortably close to the local political elite, McAvoy realizes he is hunting a sadistic killer with a lust that won’t be satisfied until the River Humber runs red. David mark’s latest detective sergeant McAvoy novel, CRUEL MERCY, is on-sale February 2017. After all, a new gang has taken over the local drug trade, and Detective Superintendant Trish Pharaoh’s Serious and Organized Crime Unit is run ragged.
The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain. Original skin is the second installment of the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series. When “swinger” simon appleyard is found strung-up and naked in his apartment, the authorities are only too happy to chalk it up to suicide.
Original Skin: A Detective Sergeant McAvoy Novel #ad - A murder investigation is the last thing they need. But more bodies begin to surface, and all are somehow connected to the underground erotic scene. Although detective sargeant aector McAvoy would be perfectly content to stay home with his wife and their newborn baby, he begins to suspect that murder is just the beginning.
Sorrow Bound Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 3Blue Rider Press #ad - Then, mcavoy and ds trish pharaoh are distracted by something deadlier: a serial murderer with a taste for the macabre. As the vicious monsters lurking in the shadows creep closer and closer to home, McAvoy must figure out a way to protect his family at all costs. David mark’s latest detective sergeant McAvoy novel, CRUEL MERCY, is on-sale February 2017.
But when one of mcavoy’s fellow police officers is blackmailed, Roisin, McAvoy’s life—and that of his wife, and the couple’s two young children—is suddenly in jeopardy. The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain. Sorrow bound is the third installment of the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series.
Sorrow Bound Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 3 #ad - The sweltering summer heat is pushing detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy and the Serious and Organized Crime Unit to the brink as a sadistic new boss takes over the local drug trade and violent crime escalates. Mcavoy comes to suspect these are actually copycat murders, committed as revenge for mishandled police investigations conducted years ago.
The Dark Winter: A Novel Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 1Plume #ad - He notices a pattern missed by his fellow officers, who would rather get a quick arrest than bother themselves with finding the true killer. They have captured the attention of Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy. Torn between his police duties and his aching desire to spend more time with his pregnant wife and young son, McAvoy is an unlikely hero: a physically imposing man far more comfortable exploring computer databases than throwing around his muscle.
The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain. Dark winter is the first book in the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series. A series of suspicious deaths have rocked Hull, a port city in England as old and mysterious as its bordering sea.
The Dark Winter: A Novel Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 1 #ad - Compelled by his keen sense of justice, it’s difficult to forget what happened the last time he found himself on the wrong side of a killer’s blade…David Mark’s latest Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel, CRUEL MERCY, he decides to strike out alone—but in the depths of the dark winter, is on-sale February 2017.
A Bad Death: A DS McAvoy novella#ad - But accidents will happen. Detective sergeant McAvoy isn't convinced, though. A gripping short story in the ds mcavoy series by David Mark, bestselling author of the critically-acclaimed DARK WINTER. Will blaylock died while on day release from prison. It was a bad death. And he owes a debt to will's cellmate Owen Swainson: a debt formed in blood and fear when they came together to catch a killer.
But their search for a murderer will rip open old wounds, and force old enemies out of hiding.
A Silent Death: The brand-new thriller from Number 1 bestseller Peter MayRiverRun #ad - He alone can silence Cleland before the fugitive has the last, bloody, word. Peter may's latest bestseller unites a strong, independent Spaniard with a socially inept Scotsman; a senseless vendetta with a sense-deprived victim, and a red-hot Costa Del Sol with an ice-cold killer. Pre-order the brand-new thriller from the #1 sunday times bestseller****'a terrific writer' mark billingham****peter may: OVER 4.
5 million copies sold worldwide**set in southern spain, a silent death is the scorching new thriller from worldwide bestselling author of The Lewis Trilogy, Cast Iron and I'll Keep You Safe. A silent vowspain, 2020 . Ana is the centre of Cristina's world - and of Cleland's cruel plan. When ex-pat fugitive jack cleland watches his girlfriend die, gunned down in a pursuit involving officer Cristina Sanchez Pradell, he promises to exact his revenge by destroying the policewoman.
A Silent Death: The brand-new thriller from Number 1 bestseller Peter May #ad - A silent lifecristina's aunt ana has been deaf-blind for the entirety of her adult life: the victim of a rare condition named Usher Syndrome. A silent death john mackenzie - an ingenious yet irascible Glaswegian investigator - is seconded to aid the Spanish authorities in their manhunt.