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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    • Last Seen Wearing

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Samantha Dakin, Stuart Milligan, John Guerrasio, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    It’s been two years since Dinah Collins left the NYPD in disgrace, forced out for digging too deeply into the sudden disappearance of a fellow cop - her brother, Danny. Now, scraping by as a PI, Dinah is hired to find a young woman, Lucy Fisher, who vanished on Halloween....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful listen!

    • By L. M. Roberts on 01-31-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 3,455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,207

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,829
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,824

    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

    • Authors Roundtable
    • By: Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Authors Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and Jim Fusilli discuss the creation of The Copper Bracelet, the sequel to the Audiobook of the Year, The Chopin Manuscript....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth a credit!

    • By Nicolle on 04-19-11

    Regular price: $0.00

    • 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 Killing 2

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    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 Killing 3

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    A familly in turmoil. A country in crisis. All debts must be settled....

    Regular price: $27.27

    • 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

    • The Savage Shore

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    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....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing.

    • By Brad Janzen on 02-22-19

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The Killing

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 25 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Who killed Nanna Birk Larsen? Through the dark wood where the dead trees give no shelter Nanna Birk Larsen runs….

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story.

    • By G Matt on 09-16-12

    Regular price: $32.71

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