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Biography

David Gilman is a hugely successful screenwriter. For the last six years he has been principal writer on A Touch of Frost, with last year’s episode garnering the highest audience share for ITV drama in recent years and a BAFTA nomination for Best Single Drama. A lot of the twists and cliffhangers David writes into his scripts can be seen in the Danger Zone series. He has also been a soldier, a pro-photographer, a marketing manager for Penguin SA and has traveled the world gathering inspiration for his exotic children’s adventure series along the way.

Books

Blood Sun

David Gilman

Desperate to uncover the secret of his mother's death, Max Gordon is chased into the night by a ruthless mercenary.

His search takes him from the desolate hills of Dartmoor to the endangered rainforest of Central America - where the devastation hides a sinister secret. Drug smugglers, deadly crocodiles, man-eating snakes and flesh-stripping piranhas await Max at every turn. Has Max's quest for the truth led to an answer for which he'll pay the ultimate price?

Ice Claw

David Gilman

Max Gordon. Wanted for murder.

Two thousand freezing metres high in the mountain peaks, Max Gordon is grappling with death.

His race to win an X-treme sports challenge has become a race to survive. Max witnesses the last moments of a mysterious Basque monk, who screams a cryptic clue before plummeting to his death. The clue is a prophecy that fortells of a cataclysmic ecological event which will kill millions across Europe.

Now Max is trapped in the darkness of a dead man's secret and the hunt is on. How will Max prove his innocence when nobody will trust him – and he can trust no one?