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Hewson, David 1953-

Works: 213 works in 1,049 publications in 16 languages and 26,407 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Action and adventure fiction  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Gangster films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PR6058.E96, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Hewson
Most widely held works by David Hewson
The sacred cut by David Hewson( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Nic Costa investigates the killing of a woman whose body is found on the floor of the Pantheon, he is caught in the middle of an ambush that costs him his only witness and follows a deadly trail that leads to more gruesome murders
The garden of evil by David Hewson( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a deserted artist's studio in the heart of Rome, detectives stumble upon a scene of shocking brutality: two bodies, freshly killed. Looming over them is a painting that bears all the hallmarks of a Caravaggio: a brilliantly colored canvas depicting a violent tableau of beauty and depravity. This grisly discovery sends Detective Nic Costa on a desperate chase through the streets of the city--a chase that will have devastating consequences.--From publisher description
A season for the dead by David Hewson( Book )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Nic Costa trails a serial killer who stalks and kills victims according to a heavenly play book--Catholic martyrs--leaving behind a trail of clues that read like bloddy chapters from "Lives of the Saints."
The seventh sacrament by David Hewson( Book )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the son of archaeology professor Giorgio Bramante vanishes, leaving behind a shirt that begins to manifest fresh bloodstains, Detective Nic Costa and his associates venture into subterranean Rome to solve a case with ties to an evil far older than Christianity
City of fear : a novel by David Hewson( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist group stationed in Rome adopts a symbol from an ancient civilization to justify a violent agenda targeting a G8 conference, Nic Costa of the Questura is called upon to discern the plot and uncovers disturbing links to top government levels
The fallen angel : a novel by David Hewson( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's August in Rome, and Nic Costa's vacation is about to be cut short by a scream, a girl covered in blood, and a man lying dead in the Via Beatrice Cenci. It seems that Malise Gabriel, a scholar with an impressive list of enemies, stepped onto faulty scaffolding for a cigarette and fell to his death. On the surface, it's no more than an unfortunate accident. But the deeper Costa looks -- into the facts that don't add up, into the haunted eyes of Gabriel's beautiful daughter, Mina, and into the mysterious links between the present and the past -- the more he's haunted by disturbing parallels with a centuries-old crime: In 1599, Beatrice Cenci was beheaded by the Vatican for murdering her father, a man known for unthinkable sexual crimes. Does Mina's obsession with Beatrice intimate her own family's dark secrets, or is someone using her as a smoke screen for a far deadlier plan? Soon another body is discovered and Nic comes to doubt his own first impressions. Something evil is circling Mina, her angry and silent mother, her runaway brother, and her family's checkered history in England, the United States, and Italy. And now that something is closing in fast for the kill
The lizard's bite by David Hewson( Book )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordered to investigate the apparently open-and-shut case of a fire in a glass foundry that had claimed two lives, Italian detectives Nic Costa and his partner dig deeply into the insular glass-making region of Murano and the strange Arcangeli family
Dante's numbers by David Hewson( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As celebrities and paparazzi gather in Rome for the premiere of a film version of Dante's "Inferno," a man is found dead and the film's star is missing, leading Detective Nic Costa on a terrifying journey from Rome to San Francisco and beyond
The villa of mysteries by David Hewson( Book )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Police pathologist Teresa Lupo is Nic's only equal when it comes to breaking the rules to get results. Now, after years of living with the dead, Teresa insists that her superiors move quickly to save a life, for she is certain that the vanished girl is headed for a bizarre, ancient Bacchanalia involving virgins and sacrificial murder. And with the clock ticking down, Nic and Teresa are about to make the most horrifying discovery of all: that an age-old malevolence still endures ... and a very modern vengeance has begun"--Publisher's description
The killing by David Hewson( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day as a detective with the Copenhagen police department before moving to Sweden. But everything changes when nineteen-year-old student, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered in the woods outside the city. Lund's plans to relocate are put on hold as she leads the investigation along with fellow detective Jan Meyer. While Nanna's family struggles to cope with their loss, local politician, Troels Hartmann, is in the middle of an election campaign to become the new mayor of Copenhagen. When links between City Hall and the murder suddenly come to light , the case takes an entirely different turn. Over the course of twenty days, suspect upon suspect emerges as violence and political intrigue cast their shadows over the hunt for the killer" -- from publisher's web site
Lucifer's shadow by David Hewson( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disillusioned by the darker side of Venice, English cataloguer Daniel Forster discovers a lost musical masterpiece within a library of dusty manuscripts and is drawn into a treacherous game of deception that spans three centuries
Dans van de doden by David Hewson( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's February, and Carnival time in Venice. Teresa Lupo, a forensic pathologist has taken time out from her job to find her beloved bohemian aunt Sofia who has mysteriously disappeared. There seem to be no clues as to her whereabouts, but a visit to Sofia's very strange apartment in the Dorsoduro confirms Teresa's suspicions that all is not well
The house of dolls by David Hewson( Book )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired police officer is persuaded to come out of his retirement to investigate the disappearance of a young girl which has echoes of the loss of his own daughter some years before
Epiphany by David Hewson( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1975, a small group of students gathers in an abandoned barn near San Francisco to indulge in LSD. But things go terribly wrong when one of them, Michael Quinn, abducts a child---and soon after a body is found."
The killing III by David Hewson( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector for Homicide Sarah Lund is contacted by old flame Mathias Borch from National Intelligence. Borch fears that what first appeared to be a random killing at the docks is the beginning of an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Troels Hartmann. The murder draws attention towards the shipping and oil giant, Zeeland, run by billionaire Robert Zeuthen. When Zeuthen's nine-year-old daughter, Emilie, is kidnapped the investigation takes on a different dimension as it soon becomes clear that her disappearance is linked to the murder of a young girl in Jutland some years earlier. Hartmann is in the middle of an election campaign, made all the more turbulent because of the mounting financial crisis. He needs Zeeland's backing. Lund needs to make sense of the clues left by Emilie's perpetrator before it's too late. And can she finally face the demons that have long haunted her?
The killing II by David Hewson( Book )

15 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty nine steps rose from the busy road of Tuborgvej into Mindelunden, with its quiet graves and abiding bitter memories. Lennart Brix, head of the Copenhagen homicide team, felt he'd been walking them most of his life. Beneath the entrance arch, sheltering from the icy rain, he couldn't help but recall that first visit almost fifty years before
Solstice by David Hewson( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and German and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman scientist who designed a power station in space turns eco-terrorist. She uses her knowledge to increase global warming and punish humanity for despoiling earth. CIA science chief Helen Wagner is ordered to catch her
Dante's numbers by David Hewson( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a warm, golden evening in Rome a legendary director was premiering his new film version of Dante's Inferno. From around the world, celebrities gathered at the Villa Borghese as the paparazzi thronged among them. Within moments the event was in chaos - a man was dead, the film's star was missing - and a priceless relic had vanished. Detective Nic Costa finds himself and his fellow detectives drawn into a strange and terrifying limbo - the first of Dante's nine circles of Hell. While Dante had Beatrice as his guide, Nic Costa has an enigmatic beauty of his own: a bored American film actress named Maggie Flavier who decides that Costa, and no one else, is suited for the job of protecting her from the danger surrounding the film. With Maggie herself in danger, Nic must throw off the fog of infatuation he feels in the presence of this beautiful woman in all her guises. But it may already be too late!
The flood by David Hewson( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence 1986. A seemingly inexplicable attack on a church fresco of Adam and Eve brings together an unlikely couple: Julia Wellbeloved, an English art student, and Pino Fratelli, a semi-retired detective who longs to be back in the field. Their investigation leads them into the secret society that underpins the city; an elite underworld of excess violence and desire. The Flood takes the reader on a dazzling journey into the darkness in Florence's past: the night of the great flood in 1966
Het verkeerde meisje by David Hewson( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amsterdam is bursting at the seams with children trying to get a glimpse of their hero and families enjoying the occasion. The police are out in force, struggling to manage the crowds on one of the busiest days of the year. Brigadier Pieter Vos is on duty with his young assistant, Laura Bakker, when the first grenade hits. As Sinterklaas prepares to address the crowds a terrorist outrage grips the heart of the city. In the chaos a young girl wearing a pink jacket is kidnapped. But the abducted child isn't the daughter of an Amsterdam aristocrat as the terrorists first thought. She's the daughter of an impoverished Georgian prostitute, friendless and trapped in the web of vice that is Amsterdam's Red Light District. As the security forces and the police clash over the ensuing investigation the perpetrator's horrifying demands become clear. Vos, trapped in a turf war with state intelligence, tries to unravel a conspiracy that reaches from the brothels of the city to the hierarchy of the security services. And at its heart lies an eight-year-old girl, snatched from a loving mother then ferried from one criminal lair to the next, her life in the balance as Vos and Laura Bakker struggle to uncover the shocking truth behind her abduction. What is the life of one immigrant child worth in the greater political game emerging around them?
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The sacred cut
Alternative Names
David Hewson britischer Schriftsteller

David Hewson Brits journalist

David Hewson brytyjski pisarz

David Hewson écrivain britannique

David Hewson scrittore britannico

Дэвид Хьюсон

เดวิด ฮิวสัน

ヒューソン, デイヴィッド

ヒューソン, デヴィッド


The garden of evilA season for the deadThe seventh sacramentCity of fear : a novelThe fallen angel : a novelThe lizard's biteDante's numbersThe villa of mysteries