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Malcolm Hollingdrake

You could say that the writing was clearly on the wall for anyone born in a library that they might aspire to be an author but to get to that point Malcolm Hollingdrake has travelled a circuitous route.

Malcolm worked in education for many years, even teaching for a period in Cairo before he started writing, a challenge he had longed to tackle for more years than he cares to remember.

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Malcolm has written a number of successful short stories and has nine books now available. Presently he is concentrating on a series of crime novels set in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Born in Bradford and spending three years in Ripon, Malcolm has never lost his love for his home county, a passion that is reflected in the settings for all seven Bennett novels.
Malcolm has enjoyed many hobbies including collecting works by Northern artists; the art auctions offer a degree of excitement when both buying and certainly when selling. It’s a hobby he has bestowed on DCI Cyril Bennett, the main character in his latest novel.

I am now working on the next Bennett novel while I also create a new crime series
and yet I am still in search of a painting or two.

The Third Breath

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The Third Breath
DCI Bennett Book 7

Crosseed Out

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Crossed Out
DCI Bennett Book 6

Dying Art

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Dying Art
DCI Bennett Book 5

Game Point

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Game Point
DCI Bennett Book 4

Flesh Evidence

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DCI Bennett Book 3

Hell's Gate

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Hell’s Gate
DCI Bennett Book 2

Only The Dead

Meet DCI Cyril Bennett, a man with a passion for manners and efficiency, as well as an eye for the ladies. His partner, DS David Owen, is naïve and untidy but keen. Together they make a formidable pair.
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Only the Dead
DCI Bennett Book 1

Engulfed

This fast moving, thought-provoking thriller is set partly in the stunning beauty and history of Turkish Cyprus.
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Shadows From The Past

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The DCI Bennett Cases

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