Bydales Lane

Bydales Lane, Hull

Home of pensioner Audrey George, and the location of McAvoy’s interview with her about the massacre of the Winn family decades before.


“‘Great old sprawl of a place,’ she remembers. ‘Sometimes it seems like even the prettiest places have seen too much tragedy. Didn’t stop us playing there, mind. If you look at the back of the church you can still see the moat. Cross over that and you’re in the woods.’”TAKING PITY

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Taking Pity:  A DS McAvoy novel by David Mark


They have taken DS Aector McAvoy’s family.

They have taken DCI Colin Ray’s foundation.

They have taken DS Trish Pharaoh’s fight.

Now the ruthless criminal network that has tightened its stranglehold on Hull intends to take everything that remains from those who dare to stand in its way.

Taking Pity is a police procedural thriller that pulls no punches. It is the story of three officers who can take no more, and a merciless nemesis that takes no chances, no prisoners and no pity.

‘Excellent . . . Mark weaves a complicated web of deception, betrayal, and violence as the action builds to a stunning conclusion.’