'David Ashton, like Robert Louis Stevenson or Ian Rankin, is inspired by the beauty-and-beast nature of Edinburgh. His interpretation of James McLevy is worthy of the original man' SHERLOCK HOLMES SOCIETY 'McLevy is a sort of Victorian Morse with a heart' FINANCIAL TIMES
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About the Author
was born in Greenock in 1941. He studied at Central Drama School, London, from 1964 to 1967. David started writing in 1984 and he has seen many of his plays and TV adaptations broadcast—he wrote early episodes of EastEnders
, and seven McLevy series for BBC Radio 4.