Holy Trinity Church & Trinity Square

Holy Trinity Church, Hull

This medieval church is the setting for the first murder in the opening scenes of Dark Winter.


“There are fresh shrieks as this shadow springs from the open-mouthed House of God: a streak of silver in its left hand, stains upon the handle, damp upon the breast . . . McAvoy has no time to raise his hands. He sees the blade rise. Fall.”DARK WINTER

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Dark Winter:  A DS McAvoy novel by David Mark


Hull, East Yorkshire. Two weeks before Christmas an elderly man – the only survivor of a fishing trawler tragedy 40 years before – is found murdered at sea.

In a church, a young girl who is the last surviving member of a family slaughtered during the conflict in Sierra Leone, is hacked to death with a machete.

Someone is killing sole survivors in the manner they had escaped death. And it falls to Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy of Humberside CID to find out who.

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