great read

Right from the start this is a great well paced story. Reminds me or Dick Francis novels in many ways as it seeks to share and explain any specialist subject matter along the way. Good range of characters and good plot carefully played out without witholding any clues for the reader. I loved every page and it was the first time of reading a novel on my phone. Please, please wrote a sequel. The characters are alive now in my head and I want to follow their story as well as solve the next plot. Can' t believe this is the first crime novel for this writer.

A twisting well thought out and well paced crime thriller

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Fantastic read

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Excellent description of characters

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David Lang was born & raised in East London in 1951. His inspiration for the book 'A Deadly Quarrel' came from being an avid reader and thinking I could do that!  The characters in the book are based on himself, his daughters and people he knows. 'Write about what you know' as they say.​​

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An enjoyable book that I couldn't put down. I read this in just two sittings. The characters felt human and close, the story well thought out and enjoyable and I can see that there will be plenty of progression for the future. Most chilling is the locality, I now travel in my local area and see blood on the streets, regularly reliving the book. Looking forward to the next instalment! Thank you

An excellent plot with characters you can relate to and become invested in a very insightful well written murder mystery.

A Deadly Quarrel - on Amazon
A Deadly Quarrel - on Amazon

Didn't realise how much I missed reading, couldn't put it down. Excellent description of characters. Definitely worth a read.