About the Author...
David Stuart Davies is an author, playwright and editor. He has written nine Sherlock Holmes novels and Starring Sherlock Holmes, which details the film career of the famous sleuth. He has also created detective series set variously in London during World War II, New York in the 1930s and 1980s Yorkshire. His non-fiction work Bending the Willow: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes is regarded as the definitive work on the subject.
Currently, he is the general contributing editor for Wordsworth Editions Mystery & Supernatural series. He is an invested Baker Street Irregular, and a member of The Detection Club. He has given talks and dramatic presentations on crime fiction and his collections of ghost stories at various literary festivals, libraries, and conferences as well on the Queen Mary II. His first Rupert Wilde Mystery, The Dead of Winter, was published by Level Best Books in 2022.
About the Book...
Dead of Winter (2022)
The Murder Club Murders (2023)
Introducing Rupert Wilde, the smart and sophisticated new sleuth in the first of his Golden Age mysteries.
Having survived the First World War and been decorated for his efforts, Rupert Wilde is now back in civvy street wondering what to do with his life. On a whim he accepts his Aunt Julia’s invitation to a Christmas house party at Pelham House in the wilds of rural Norfolk. He takes with him his newly appointed assistant Kishen, a young Oxford educated Indian whom he met when he rescued him from a violent mugging. Little did Wilde know that there would be murder, intrigue and mutilated bodies awaiting him behind the ancient walls of Pelham House. Wilde and Kishen turn detective to get to the bottom of these puzzling and ghastly festive felonies.
As cunning as Agatha Christie, as dark as Stephen King, and as sophisticated as Dorothy L. Sayers, The Dead of Winter, with its thrills and surprises, is a treat for mystery fans.
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