David Beckler


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David writes crime thrillers where the emphasis is on action and the characters. He particularly enjoys creating villains. He spent twenty years working as a firefighter and draws on this experiences when writing. He also worked as a ‘door supervisor’ in Manchester, encountering a variety of colourful characters.

His writing

David found a publisher for, Brotherhood, the first in the Mason & Sterling series, in 2014. A highlight of his writing career so far was when crime fiction blog, Crime Thriller Hound, featured him alongside James Lee Burke, a long time writing hero. They also gave him a pretty good revue – he assures me this wasn’t written in early January.

Crime Thriller Hound   A powerful and violent first chapter precedes a superb opening 100 pages, the best I’ve read this year. And the pace never lets up in this cat and mouse thriller, evocatively set amid Manchester’s threatening underworld.

Sapere Books is republishing an updated version in February 2019

We will be publishing two novellas which introduce Adam Sterling ( Forged in Flames) and Byron Mason (The Money Trap) the two protagonists in his novels.