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David Wailing

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in London, The United Kingdom


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About this author

I was born in Nineteen Davidey-Dave (all the best people were born that year) and live in London. I write contemporary fiction, a blend of mystery, thriller and humour.

The key theme of all my novels is 'identity' - I am fascinated by people pretending to be something they're not. I bet you're doing that right now, with somebody. Go on, admit it. (I know I am. But that can be our secret.)

My four novels are Auto, Bang, Duallists and Fake Kate. These are all available as eBooks for the Kindle, Nook, Kobo and on iTunes.

I am currently working on Auto 2, due in 2015.

Get in touch at www.davidwailing.com or facebook.com/davidwailing.

Average rating: 3.76 · 1,223 ratings · 327 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
Fake Kate
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 282 ratings — published 2011
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Bang: Memoirs of a Relation...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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update-cover-largeFollowing the same structure as in Auto,my forthcoming novel Auto 2 is comprised of eight separate stories. Each of these stories has their own theme and plot but tie together to form one novel-length narrative.

They each have their own cover image too, and displayed here is the cover for Update, the first story in Auto 2.

Update picks up shortly after the end of Auto, and focuses on the charac...

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"My Review: I really enjoyed this book. You want to not like the main character but you end up not being able to dislike him. I mean how can you like someone who purposely breaks up relationships. Scott or whatever name he is using has morals thoug..." Read more of this review »
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"3 1/2 stars. Cheeky British humor and a surprisingly funny storyline. The main character specializes in getting caught with married women, and is usually hired by the husband so he can get a more favorable divorce. Scott gets himself into some pre..." Read more of this review »
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