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 3,463
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,214

    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

    • 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 138
    • 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

    • 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 3,201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,838
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,833

    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

    • 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 212
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    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

    • 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 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    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

    • A Season for the Dead

    • The Rome Series: Book 1
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Sean Baker
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 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

    • Carnival for the Dead

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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 Christian Kuschel on 03-08-12

    Regular price: $23.17

    • 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 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 Fallen Angel

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    Detective Nic Costa faces his hardest case yet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A thriller to the last page

    • By Dan on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $18.54

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