David Williams
1926-2003
 

David Williams was born in Bridgend, Wales. He was educated at the Cathedral School, Hereford and St. John’s College, Oxford where he took a degree in modern history. Williams was the head of a large London advertising agency that he had founded. He also was a frequent television and radio broadcaster. In 1977 he suffered a stroke and he was advised to leave his job. After his recovery he became a full-time writer. He is the creator of:
1. ‘Merlin Parry and Gomer Lloyd’, a Detective Chief Inspector and a Detective Sergeant in South Wales.
2. ‘Mark Treasure’, a London merchant banker and amateur sleuth.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Merlin Parry and Gomer Lloyd’ Novels
 1) Last Seen Breathing  1994
 2) Death of a Prodigal  1995
 3) Dead in the Market  1996
 4) A Terminal Case  1997
 5) Suicide Intended  1998
 6) Practise to Deceive  2003
‘Mark Treasure’ Novels
 1) Unholy Writ  1976
 2) Treasure by Degrees  1977
 3) Treasure Up in Smoke  1978
 4) Murder for Treasure  1980
 5) Copper, Gold and Treasure  1982
 6) Treasure Preserved  1983
 7) Advertise for Treasure  1984
 8) Murder in Advent  1985
 9) Wedding Treasure  1985
10) Treasure in Roubles  1986
11) Divided Treasure  1987
12) Treasure in Oxford  1988
13) Holy Treasure!  1989
14) Prescription for Murder  1990
15) Treasury by Post  1991
16) Planning on Murder  1992
17) Banking on Murder  1993
Other Novels
 1) Criminal Intentions (short stories)  2001

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