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David Blake

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David Blake is a full-time author living in North London. To date he has written sixteen books along with a collection of short stories. He’s currently working on his seventeenth, Three Rivers, which is the follow-up to Broadland, St. Benet's, and Moorings.

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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Average rating: 4.12 · 3,528 ratings · 354 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Broadland (DI Tanner #1)

4.26 avg rating — 1,114 ratings2 editions
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St. Benet's (DI Tanner #2)

4.32 avg rating — 739 ratings
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Attack of the Mammary Clans...

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The Slaughtered Virgin of Z...

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Prime Time Love

3.46 avg rating — 199 ratings3 editions
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The Final Fish Finger (Spac...

4.25 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2018
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Moorings (DI Tanner #3)

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The Toaster That Time Forgo...

4.35 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2018
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Rise of the Retail-Bot (Spa...

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Galaxy Squad: Danger from D...

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Broadland St. Benet's Moorings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,952 ratings

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David Blake and 8 other people liked Lou's review of Moorings (DI Tanner #3):
Moorings by David  Blake
"Moorings a the third mystery-thriller in the Detective Tanner Murder Mystery Series set in the beautiful Norfolk Broads but in this particular novel, beauty happens to be accompanied by a beast. You are not required to have read the previous two i..." Read more of this review »
Moorings by David  Blake
"Loved it!

Could not put this book down! Great food for the imagination with a well crafted & developed storyline. Who needs sleep anyway- can’t wait for the next book from this wonderful author!"
Moorings by David  Blake
"he third book already and the series keeps getting better and better!

I already had a soft spot for DI Tanner and the feeling is still the same. I love a DI who follows his heart and does not let him get stopped by rules. I know it’s maybe not alwa..." Read more of this review »
St. Benet's by David  Blake

Excellent story, never got close to guessing. Loved the twists and turns. 😊. Okay, you and L.J. together. Can't wait for moorings.🚢"
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