David Hewson
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David Hewson

David Hewson is the author more more than 20 novels that have been translated into a wide range of languages, from Italian to Japanese, and range from the Copenhagen of Sara Lund in The Killing to Amsterdam with the Pieter Vos mysteries and the Italy of Nic Costa. He is also the author of an audio adaptations of Romeo and Juliet, narrated by Richard Armitage, and, with A.J. Hartley, audio adaptations of Macbeth and Hamlet.

David was born in Yorkshire in 1953 and left school at the age of seventeen to work as a cub reporter on one of the smallest evening newspapers in the country in Scarborough. Eight years later he was a staff reporter on The Times in London, covering news, business and latterly working as arts correspondent. He worked on the launch of the Independent and was a weekly columnist for the Sunday Times for a decade before giving up journalism entirely in 2005 to focus on writing fiction.

He has featured regularly on the speaker lists of leading international book events, including the Melbourne and Ottawa writers' festivals, the Harrogate Crime Festival, Thrillerfest, Bouchercon and Left Coast Crime. He has taught at writing schools around the world and is a regular faculty member for the Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference in Corte Madera, California, where he has worked alongside writers such as Martin Cruz Smith and Michael Connelly.

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    • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel

    • By: A. J. Hartley, David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,087

    It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something Rotten in Denmark...

    • By Carole T. on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Macbeth: A Novel

    • By: A. J. Hartley, David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,064
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,710
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,706

    Macbeth: A Novel brings the intricacy and grit of the historical thriller to Shakespeare’s tale of political intrigue, treachery, and murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator choice inspired

    • By Beverly on 07-10-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Sacred Cut

    • The Rome Series: Book 3
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    It's approaching Christmas in Rome and snow is falling in a way that only happens every 20 or 30 years....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In the Mood

    • By Anniebligh on 12-07-16

    Regular price: $35.23

    • The Copper Bracelet

    • By: Lee Child, David Corbett, Jeffery Deaver, and others
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,251
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 571
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 572

    Two years after the events of the Audiobook of the Year - The Chopin Manuscript - former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his Volunteers again must crack a secretive conspiracy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Read!!!

    • By Reg on 11-19-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Savage Shore

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Detective Nic Costa finds himself a stranger in a strange land when he's sent to infiltrate the mob in a remote part of southern Italy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nic Costa returns!

    • By Ronald on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Dead Men's Socks

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Gianni Peroni is at a loose end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fascinating Day in the Life of Gianni Peroni

    • By Dan on 10-08-12

    Regular price: $4.53

    • The Seventh Sacrament

    • The Rome Series: Book 5
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    It begins on one of Rome's least-known hills, the Aventino, in the public piazza fronting the mansion of the Knights of Malta....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 6 stars

    • By Vivian on 08-22-07

    Regular price: $21.70

    • Carnival for the Dead

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    It's February, and Carnival time in Venice. Bright blue skies and freezing temperatures welcome forensic pathologist Teresa Lupo to the city....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sorry, I just didn't get ot

    • By C. Kuschel-Toerber on 03-08-12

    Regular price: $23.17

    • The Lizard's Bite

    • The Rome Series: Book 4
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    On their private island, the Arcangelo family defies the world: living in a decaying palazzo, making glass in a terrifying, archaic furnace, watching their absurd exhibition hall sink into disrepair....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The characters grow on you

    • By C. Kuschel-Toerber on 01-16-08

    Regular price: $32.06

    • The Villa of Mysteries

    • The Rome Series: Book 2
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kay
    • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    In Rome's crowded Campo dei Fiori, a woman rushes up to two carabinieri lounging in their sunglasses and uniforms, insisting that her 16-year-old daughter has just been abducted....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Italian accents

    • By Vincent on 12-31-07

    Regular price: $26.72

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