More twists and turns than a corkscrew through the eyeball
David Mark takes you to the darkest edges of Hull and Back, but be prepared for a late night, as Dead Pretty will make you see dawn
There is a good array of villains, and Mark is impressive in his sensitive portrayals of the relationships between the principal characters at work and home.
Compelling and harrowing
Wry insights into the human condition and lyrical descriptions of the East Yorkshire landscape
Breathtaking. Mark writes bad beautifully
Mark's rich, distinctive prose style and damaged characters compel you to keep reading... shaping up to be an essential crime series
The exceptional McAvoy series just got better. DEAD PRETTY is a gripping thriller...proof that David Mark is up there with the best
Dark, compelling crime writing of the highest order
Truly exhilarating and inventive. Mark is a wonderfully descriptive writer and an exciting young talent.