David        Smith

more photos (4)

Lorraine
1,502 books | 218 friends

BookScout
1,897 books | 57 friends

Brenda ...
103,029 books | 559 friends

Frederi...
140,267 books | 3,746 friends

Daniel ...
206 books | 28 friends

Joanna ...
1,293 books | 22 friends

Victor
433 books | 58 friends

Jack Keane
653 books | 91 friends

More friends…

David Smith

Goodreads Author


Born
Solihull, The United Kingdom
Website

Genre

Member Since
August 2012


Described as an exciting voice in Contemporary Literature, David Smith has published four novels all with strong themes of romance and intrigue. His first novel Searching For Amber has been described as "A powerful and notably memorable debut" with a review describing it as "masterly and confident" and another as "Extraordinary, poetic, enchanting, sublime". His latest novel Letters to Strabo has been described as "Rich and intriguing, vivid and gripping". In addition to writing, he is currently a blue chip Chief Financial Officer and lives in West Sussex with his wife and three teenage children.

Average rating: 3.93 · 59 ratings · 44 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Searching for Amber

4.29 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Love in Lindfield

3.43 avg rating — 14 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Death in Leamington

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Letters to Strabo

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Letters to Strabo

BEHIND EVERY GREAT LOVE IS AN EPIC STORY WAITING TO BE TOLD

Adam Finnegan Black, or 'Finn', an innocent young American who is insatiably curious about life, made a promise to his mother before she died: To find out what really happened to his father...

His ambition is to be a travel writer, like his heroes: Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway and the ancient Greek 'father of geography', Strabo. His jour... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on February 26, 2017 10:39

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Letters to Strabo
David is currently reading
by David Smith (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
U.S.A.: The 42nd ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Love in Lindfield
David is currently reading
by David Smith (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

David’s Recent Updates

David is now friends with Emma
5634968
David and 2 other people liked A.M. MSW's review of Letters to Strabo:
Letters to Strabo by David        Smith
"SHORT REVIEW
Letters to Strabo is an educated and exciting read that appeals to authors and aspiring authors everywhere.

LONG REVIEW
I have to admit that I was blown away by Letters to Strabo. I haven’t been blown away by a book in quite some time, a..." Read more of this review »
David rated a book it was amazing
I Can't Stay Long by Laurie Lee
Rate this book
Clear rating
A true master at work. Not a word out of place, brilliantly capturing mood, landscape and soul. You could read his short essays on his childhood, on places he's visited and more ephemeral subjects like love for ever and never tire of them. All holdin ...more
David rated a book really liked it
The Girls by Emma Cline
Rate this book
Clear rating
At times I thought this was brilliant; some of the language and turns of phrase were simply stunning. But I've only given it four stars. I'm not sure why exactly but there's something unsatisfactory about the plot. Maybe I don't understand fourteen y ...more
David rated a book liked it
Ingo by Helen Dunmore
Rate this book
Clear rating
David rated a book really liked it
The Darling Girls by Emma Burstall
The Darling Girls
by Emma Burstall (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
A well-measured tale, with lots of plot twists in the complex interactions between the three main characters. I particularly liked the changes in confidence and sentiment that carried the story through, although it's hard to see the scenario as real, ...more
David is currently reading
The Girls by Emma Cline
Rate this book
Clear rating
David is currently reading
The Darling Girls by Emma Burstall
The Darling Girls
by Emma Burstall (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
David rated a book it was amazing
A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
Rate this book
Clear rating
Remarkable, fresh and thought-provoking even at ninety.
David rated a book liked it
Theodore Boone by John Grisham
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of David's books…
109784 GOOD REVIEWS — 7223 members — last activity 6 hours, 49 min ago
This Group is only for authors who are looking for reviews and Reviewers who love to read books and share their reviews.
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 97535 members — last activity 2 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
128221 Fringe Fiction — 2154 members — last activity Aug 09, 2019 10:10AM
Publishing is rich with hidden gems and diamonds-in-the-rough that belong to self-published, indie and otherwise underappreciated authors. ** Please b ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 30177 members — last activity 3 hours, 38 min ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
37567 The Readers Review: Literature from 1714 to 1910 — 2873 members — last activity 4 hours, 23 min ago
This is a group for discerning readers looking to discover, explore, and critically discuss some of the World’s literature, with a primary emphasis on ...more
154447 Support for Indie Authors — 14929 members — last activity 2 hours, 47 min ago
Officially 10k Members Strong & Climbing!! Building and supporting a community of self-published authors dedicated to both sharing experiences and lea ...more
More of David’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.