David graduated from Manchester University and had a successful career as a professional in the construction industry.
His writing has generated strong acclaim having had a stage play shortlisted in the Essex Playwrights Festival in 2001 and gaining Commended and Highly Commended awards at Writers’ Conferences in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for his crime writing.
In 2013, his novel, Torment, was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger. His work is also exampled in How to Write a Chiller Thriller published in April 2014.
He has frequently been profiled in the press including Yorkshire Post, East Anglian Daily Times and BBC Radio. He is a frequent guest of the Essex Book Festival and a regular attendee at the Writers’ Café events of the Ipswich Arts Festival.
David is married with one daughter and lives in rural Essex.