David Roberts (novelist)
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David Roberts is an English editor and novelist.
Roberts worked for several years as a book editor at Chatto and Windus, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, and Michael O'Mara Books. Since 2000 he has been a full-time writer, best known for a series of crime novels set during the late 1930s, and featuring the joint adventures of Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne. The novels use actual historical events as a backdrop and there is an Author's Note at the back of the books briefly outlining what happened to the historical characters subsequently.
Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne series:
- Sweet Poison (2001)
- Bones of the Buried (2001)
- Hollow Crown (2002)
- Dangerous Sea (2003)
- The More Deceived (2004)
- A Grave Man (2005)
- The Quality of Mercy (2006)
- Something Wicked (2007)
- No More Dying (2008)
- Sweet Sorrow (2009)
- "Dangerous Sea: A Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne Mystery". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
- "Hollow Crown: A Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne Mystery". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 14 July 2016.