David Stuart Davies is an author, playwright and editor. His fiction includes six novels featuring his wartime detective Johnny Hawke, and seven Sherlock Holmes novels. David is regarded as an authority on Sherlock Holmes and is the author of two Holmes plays, Sherlock Holmes: The Last Act and Sherlock Holmes: The Death and Life, which are available on audio CD. His collection of ghost and horror stories appeared in 2015, championed by Mark Gatiss who said they were 'pleasingly nasty.' He was recently made a member of The Detection Club.