Books by David Williams

WHEN THE ENGLISH FALL by David Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A standout among post-apocalyptic novels, as simply and perfectly crafted as an Amish quilt."
When the going gets tough, the Amish get going. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Of interest to students of the Civil War, and certain to provoke discussion in the professional journals."
There was not one civil war between 1861 and 1865 but many—so many that if the South were to rise again, it would do so on only one leg. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A useful, if sometimes depressing, counter to the sanitized picture many historians paint of our nation's greatest struggle."
A reconsideration of the Civil War that addresses its impact on ordinary people. Read full book review >
SUICIDE INTENDED by David Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2000

"Readers longing for a rattling good puzzle to cozy up to will be well served here."
Better known for his long-running series featuring banker Mark Treasure, Williams now offers a fifth outing for Cardiff detectives Parry and Lloyd, who, with typical British understatement, go about their business of solving puzzling murders. Read full book review >
GRANDMA ESSIE'S COVERED WAGON by David Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Still, an attractive piece of Americana. (Biography/Picture book. 4-10)"
Recounting the early experiences of his grandmother, born in 1901, Williams describes ``in mostly her words'' her journey from Missouri to Kansas with a large family, including a baby sister and an older, pregnant one and her husband; later, drought pushed them on to ``Mama's folks...part Indian,'' in Oklahoma; still later, they went to the boomtown of Big Heart, where the men labored in the oil fields and one sister died; finally, Essie returned to Missouri. Read full book review >
TREASURE BY POST by David Williams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 12, 1992

"Still, there's enough of interest here to charm puzzle fans."
This time out, merchant banker Mark Treasure (Prescription for Murder, p. 218, etc.) and his lively actress wife, Molly, are visiting Chiversley, where she is appearing in a film and where he has been asked by a bishop friend to become one of the three ``Convent beneficiaries'' of the Society of Blessed Mary Magdalene at Saint Timothy's Church to find a replacement for the murdered church organist. Read full book review >