David C Ayre
About the Author
David C. Ayre was trained as an electronics engineer at Loughborough University and has worked in the electronic field most of his life, later concentrating more on software. He was born in Hertfordshire but has lived in North Yorkshire for the last forty-
He started writing stories when he was at school, most of them were science fiction and, probably, very bad. When his children were born he would tell them a bedtime story, each night, off the top of his head, featuring two elf-
More recently, he had been writing a series of novels for teens but which might be enjoyed by adults, when he was rushed into hospital with a perforated duodenal ulcer. It was touch and go for a bit but it gave him the impetus to do something about getting his books published.
Since then, he has written a novel based on his own family tree -
This was followed by ‘The Doomsday Machine’ which was launched at the end of August 2018 by Pegasus.
He has written the second book in the series (Where There’s Life…) which is now available from shops or online, and is busy, at the moment, writing the third book (Monkey Puzzle) and has plans to write further books featuring Alan Westbrook, the main character.