David Wake is a writer, director and technical stage–manager and he has an MA in Writing from Birmingham City University. He first published fiction on-line in 1985 as part of a research project trying to invent the internet (it didn’t) and the short stories formed a series about computers. I, Phone brought that process full circle.
He writes near-future SF and the steampunk adventures of the Derring-Do Club.
With Andy Conway, he con-founded the indie publishing collective, New Street Authors.
The ripping yarns of the Derring-Dolittle sisters, Earnestine, Georgina and Charlotte, set in a steampunk Victorian era.
The British Empire (and the world) is under threat and only these plucky young ladies can save the day; unfortunately, they've been forbidden from having any more adventures...
...but when did that ever stop them!
A ripping yarn that tests the plucky Deering-Dolittle sisters, Earnestine, Georgina and Charlotte, as Time Travellers arrive in Victorian London to avert the destruction of the world… but just whose side should they be on? The exciting sequel to The Derring-Do Club and the Empire of the Dead
In the near future, no-one’s thoughts are their own and privacy is a thing of the past. Everyone shares their lives in the global social media network and pre-meditated crime is no longer possible. So when Detective Oliver Braddon finds the victim of a planned murder, he is plunged into a dangerous investigation as he tracks down a murderer, who can kill without thinking.
The Other Christmas Carol, a Christmas tale of wonderment, where evil forces threaten the festive season and only Carol Christmas can save the day in a dark novella told in the style of a children's book that's not for children at all.
A tonic for the Xmas spirit
"You've woven all our fears about the commercial side of Xmas into a very compelling Twilight of the Gods drama. Beautiful."
A ripping yarn with everything from Austro-Hungarians to zombies.
The British Empire is under threat – luckily the Deering–Dolittle sisters, Earnestine, Georgina and Charlotte, are on hand to save the day. Unfortunately, they are under strict instructions not to involve themselves in any adventures…
…but when did that ever stop them.
In the not too distant future, when phones are more intelligent than their owners, but still treated as mere fashion accessories, one particular piece of plastic lies helpless as its owner is about to be murdered.