David Hewson

About David

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 and the Detective Nic Costa series set in Italy. 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. " " " "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 now Amsterdam. Little Sister is the third title to feature Detective Pieter Vos, following The House of Dolls and The Wrong Girl.

David Hewson

Books by David Hewson

Little Sister
Little Sister
The Sacred Cut
The Sacred Cut
The Garden of Evil
The Garden of Evil
The Promised Land
The Promised Land
The Wrong Girl
The Wrong Girl
The House of Dolls
The House of Dolls
The Lizard's Bite
The Lizard's Bite
The Killing 3
The Killing 3
Dante's Numbers
Dante's Numbers
The Killing 2
The Killing 2
The Killing 1
The Killing 1
Carnival for the Dead
Carnival for the Dead
The Fallen Angel
The Fallen Angel
A Season for the Dead
A Season for the Dead
The Villa of Mysteries
The Villa of Mysteries
Dead Men's Socks (Short Reads)
Dead Men's Socks (Short Reads)
Death in Seville
Death in Seville
The Blue Demon
The Blue Demon
The Cemetery of Secrets
The Cemetery of Secrets
The Seventh Sacrament
The Seventh Sacrament

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