Morpeth Street

Morpeth Street, Hull

Home of Georgie-Lee Suthers. A terrace of student bedsits and low-income flats, where every second window shows a poster for a club night.


“Georgie-Lee has tried for the past three hours to make her housemate’s birthday something special, but not even the cramped confines of their two bedroomed flat can make the paltry dozen guests seem anything other than a disappointment.”ORIGINAL SKIN

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Original Skin: A DS McAvoy novel by David Mark


Life is never quiet with Simon Appleyard and Suzie Devlin around. Fun-loving friends – their body markings as colourful as their sexuality – the pair’s lust for life is matched only by their hunger for taboo pleasures. And life is currently anything but quiet for DS Aector McAvoy. A recent explosion in violent drug-related crime in and around Hull has seen his workload drastically increase.

But a guilty secret – born of sex, politics and the criminal underworld – has given rise to a fresh evil; one that will soon stain each of these lives, linking their fates as painfully and intricately as tattooed markings on virgin skin.

‘Compelling . . . Richly satisfying and told with remarkable flair . . . confirms Mark as one of the darkest of the new faces in British crime writing, and not one to miss.’