Former Sunday Times journalist David Hewson is well known for his crime-thriller fiction set in European cities. He is the author of the highly acclaimed The Killing novels set in Denmark, the Detective Nic Costa series set in Italy and the Pieter Vos series in Amsterdam. The Killing trilogy is based on the BAFTA award-winning Danish TV series created by Søren Sveistrup and produced by DR, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. "
"While he lives in Kent, Hewson's ability to capture the sense of place and atmosphere in his fiction comes from spending considerable research time in the cities in which the books are set: Copenhagen, Rome, Venice and Amsterdam.
Romeo and Juliet wins an Audie - one month ago
Well… we did it. Last night in the elegant surroundings of the New York Historical Society, Romeo and Juliet: A Novel won the Audie for best original work. Given the strength of the competition I had talked myself into believing we didn’t stand a chance. But you never know, do you? The Audies are a wonderful institution …
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Out today…. Juliet & Romeo - 2 months ago
Verona, 1499, a city torn by a vendetta between the houses of Capulet and Montague. Then a secret love affair begins as Juliet, facing a forced marriage, meets the young son of their rival house. A story all the world’s familiar with, but retold here mainly from Juliet’s point of view, and with the same …
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Fine tuning the last revision of a book - 3 months ago
A month from now I’ll be back in Venice working on the final revision of a new book before delivery. I’ve been doing this with everything I’ve written for more than a decade. I enjoy the seclusion and the focus Venice brings, and maybe it’s a superstitious thing too. Nothing beats hitting that send button …
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New life for the Nic Costa series - 3 months ago
After a nine-year break Nic Costa is back this year, with a brand new title The Savage Shore, set in Calabria, appearing from Severn House. The UK hardback will be available on July 31 and the international English ebook and US hardback will appear on November 1. In the meantime I’m delighted to say that Severn …
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Nic Costa is coming back to the Netherlands - 4 months ago
This is the year I go back to Italy and I hope I can take some of you with me. The Nic Costa series is back in business after a break of eight years. Costa and crew were always popular with Dutch readers so I’m delighted to be able to tell you that Boekerij, the …
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