David C. Dawson is an award-winning author of gay romances and thrillers.


His latest novel The Foreign Affair is out now.

David's first novel, The Necessary Deaths, won a bronze medal in the

Adult Mystery & Suspense category of the FAPA President’s Awards.


There’s a murderer stalking the gay bars of Berlin.


It’s September, the time of Folsom Europe, the city’s annual festival for gay men in leather.


And Berlin’s become a dangerous place for them.


British lawyer, and part-time sleuth, Dominic Delingpole is in town. He’s come to Berlin to visit Matty, the teenage son he first met only a year ago.


When Matty is arrested for the attacks, Dominic teams up with German lawyer Johann Hartmann, a good-looking man with a seductive charm.


As they battle to prove Matty’s innocence, Dominic and Johann discover the attacks are linked to a sinister, Russian-backed experiment.


But whose side is Hartmann really on?

Heroes in Love

Can forbidden love stand the test of time?

Will its strength inspire lasting love in today’s generation?

There are not only heroes, but unlikely heroes, who are determined to see love win.

Billy’s life changes in a single day when he meets Daniel, who becomes the love of his life.

Billy’s aging client Chuck has a dark and sad secret to reveal.

As Billy and Daniel fight to help Chuck reunite with the love of his past, their own fledgling relationship is threatened.

Who will remain the heroes in love?

For the Love of Luke

A handsome naked man.

Unconscious on a bathroom floor.

He’s lost his memory, and someone’s out to kill him.

Who is the mysterious Luke?

British TV anchor and journalist Rupert Pendley-Evans doesn’t do long-term relationships. Nor does he do waifs and strays. But Luke's different. Luke's a talented American artist.

With a dark secret in his life.

As Rupert falls deeper in love with Luke, he discovers the reason for Luke’s amnesia. And the explanation puts them both in mortal danger.

The Deadly Lies

A man is murdered, and takes a deadly secret to his grave.

Is the murdered man Dominic Delingpole’s former lover?

And were they still seeing each other just before his recent wedding to husband Jonathan?

Or are these simply lies?

In the sequel to the award-winning The Necessary Deaths, it's more than a story of deceit between husbands.

A man’s death plunges Dominic and Jonathan into a world of international espionage, which puts their lives at risk.

What is the ruthless Charter Ninety-Nine group, and why is it pursuing them across Europe and the United States?

Dominic and Jonathan are forced to test their relationship to its limit. What deadly lies must they both confront? And if they stay alive, will their relationship remain intact?

The Necessary Deaths

A young man lies unconscious in a hospital bed.

His life hangs in the balance from a drugs overdose.

Attempted suicide or attempted murder?

British lawyer Dominic Delingpole investigates, with the help of his larger than life partner Jonathan McFadden.

Compromising photographs of senior politicians and business chiefs are discovered.

Is the young man a blackmailer?

Dominic and Jonathan uncover a conspiracy reaches into the highest levels of government and powerful corporations.

Three people are murdered, and Dominic and Jonathan struggle for their very survival in this gripping thriller.