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 3,433
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,185

    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 3,172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,810
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,806

    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 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 171

    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 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 135
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88

    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 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

    • Devil's Fjord

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 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

    Newly appointed District Sheriff Tristan Haraldsen and his wife, Elsebeth, are looking forward to a peaceful semiretirement in the remote fishing village of Djevulsfjord on the stunningly beautiful island of Vagar....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An insight into the culture of the Faroe Islands

    • By Mark on 04-29-19

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Blue Demon

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Twenty years ago, a mysterious group called the Blue Demon committed a series of bizarre and ritualistic crimes evoking the legacy of the lost race of the Etruscans....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Back to form

    • By Bruce on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Macbeth: Ein Epos

    • By: David Hewson, A. J. Hartley
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Claudia Urbschat-Mingues, Udo Schenk, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Drei seltsame Gestalten ziehen durch das Dickicht des schottischen Hochlands - die Hexen sind auf der Suche nach Macbeth und Banquo...

    Regular price: $17.86

    • 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

    • 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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