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 3,362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,117

    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 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,750
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,747

    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 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 1,261
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 580
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 581

    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

    • A Season for the Dead

    • The Rome Series: Book 1
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Sean Baker
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    In a hushed Vatican reading room, the scene was shocking: a crazed professor shot dead after brandishing evidence of a grisly crime....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth the read

    • By Dan on 02-18-08

    Regular price: $20.88

    • 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

    • Sleep Baby Sleep

    • Pieter Vos, Book 4
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Twenty-two-year-old Annie Schrijver works in the picturesque Albert Cuyp flower market. But then she goes missing, only to be found barely alive, tied to a stone angel in a graveyard....

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Dante's Numbers

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    As life begins to resemble art, Costa and his friends come to realise that the inspiration behind these crimes may be more recent than the Carabinieri suspect....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An Adequate Filler Of Extra Time

    • By Ted on 10-19-11

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Savage Shore

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

    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

    • The Killing 2

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Thirty nine steps rose from the busy road of Tuborgvej into Mindelunden, with its quiet graves and abiding bitter memories....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • He writes stories about people who could be real.

    • By Arne on 08-08-13

    Regular price: $31.63

    • The Garden of Evil

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102

    In a hidden studio in Rome, an art expert is found dead in front of one of the most beautiful paintings Nic Costa has ever seen - an unknown Caravaggio masterpiece....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the effort

    • By Dan on 10-22-08

    Regular price: $21.81

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