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David spent 26 years working in the City as an economist, trying to predict the future. Blue Gold was published in 2017 and Rose Gold is his second novel.

His writing ambitions received a major boost after he attended the Faber Academy six-month course in 2014 and he still meets up with his inspirational fellow students. David appears on Radio Berkshire’s monthly show, Radio Reads, discussing books with host Bill Buckley and author Claire Dyer.

David was born in Cheshire but now lives in Berkshire. He is married to the author of children’s picture books and has a daughter who loves stories.  David loves reading, especially adventures stories, sci-fi and military history. Outside of family life, his other interests include tennis, golf, surfing and board games.

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