Orchard Park Estate

Orchard Park Estate, Hull

Home of Mr Warren Epworth and his wife, Joyce. While Mr Epworth is in hospital and his wife is staying at their daughter's home in KirkElla, the Epworth home is used to stage the attack on Trevor Jefferson.


“From his inside pocket he withdraws a yellow metal container. He closes his eyes. Breathes through his nose. Sprays the lighter fuel on the unconscious man . . . watches the other man cough and splutter into wakefulness. Sees him look up. Stare at him. Know.”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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