The Dark Winter
Publish date: October 25th 2012
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Mystery Thriller
Series: DS Aector McAvoy (#1)
Tired old formula crime caper that adds little new or exciting to a very crowded market. DS Aector McAvoy (now its Aector....not Hector...as we are reminded on more than one occasion) is a big guy who in the past did the moral, right thing and threw one of his bad police colleagues to the wolves...a...
Published on drey's library: http://www.dreyslibrary.com/2013/04/11/review-the-dark-winter-by-david-mark/Aector McAvoy is persona non grata with the cops. Never mind that he’s one of them, because his involvement in a crooked cop scandal has stained his reputation. Of course, our hero shouldn’t let ...
David Mark has done a terrific job with his first novel, creating a likeable and compelling hero in DS Mcavoy. Rather rare for crime fiction, Mcavoy is a happily married family man, a "gentle giant" and from the start you are rooting for him to crack the case - the case being several murders. The vi...
Read my full review @http://bit.ly/WnpHJuMy rating: 3.5 Stars My opinion: A new series for me! I thought this book stared off stronger than it ended, but I still enjoyed the ride in this debut novel. The writing and character development started off strong. I feel the author kind of let it slip towa...
I enjoyed this debut novel a lot more than I thought I would. Great, reasonably realistic characters, ludicrous but enjoyable plot (well I suppose the killer was loopy) and well maintained suspense.