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Consistently ranked within the top 30 most read authors on Amazon.co.uk, David is a full-time writer living in North London. To date he has written eighteen books along with a collection of short stories. When not writing, David likes to spend his time mucking about in boats, often in the Norfolk Broads, where his crime fiction books are based.

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David Blake Hi Sarah, thanks for your question and sorry for the rather long delay in coming back to you.

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Hi Sarah, thanks for your question and sorry for the rather long delay in coming back to you.

Having spent just about every holiday in Norfolk for the past ten years, I simply love the Broads. I couldn't think of more beautiful but spooky place to write about. (less)
David Blake Thanks for your question. I've just about finished the first draft, so I've just put it up for pre-order. The finished version should be published in Feb, 2021.
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The Wherryman by David  Blake
"A gripping thriller

The twists and turns had me unable to wait for my nightly read, picking the book up during the day. Good rounded characters with lots of local colour. The descriptions of the Broads had me googling place names on maps, always a goo" Read more of this review »
The Wherryman by David  Blake
"Great series

I started with Broadlands., the first booking the series. Well-written with interesting charcterisations
I learned to sail, and had several boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads and the book brought back many good memories. Ideas the next" Read more of this review »
The Wherryman by David  Blake
"The wherryman

Another fantastic read,really great story had a really good twist at the end which I didn't expect, looking forward to the next one thankyou"
The Wherryman by David  Blake
"Great author, good characters, clever crimes!"
David Blake made a comment in the group Goodreads Librarians GroupAdding book to a series topic
" Hi, Can someone please add the following book to the following series please?

Book Name: Storm Force
Series Name: DI Tanner
Series Number: 7
ASIN: B08V4R1
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Hi Karoline,

Thanks for your question, and sorry for the delay in coming back to you.

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David Blake made a comment in the group Goodreads Librarians GroupAdd a Book to a Series topic
" Hi, can some please add Horsey Mere to the DI Tanner series?

Many thanks,

David
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" Can someone please add the following book to the DI Tanner Series?

Title: Horsey Mere (DI Tanner #5)
ASIN: B08B8VYDF9

Many thanks
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David Blake made a comment in the group Goodreads Librarians GroupAuthor's claim topic
" Thank you. Are you also able to add it to a series? It should be DI Tanner #4.

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