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Paths Not Taken

Nightside #5

by Simon R. Green

John Taylor just discovered his long-gone mother created the Nightside—the dark heart of London—and intends to destroy it. To save his birthplace, he will have to travel back through a very distant—and...


Hell to Pay

Nightside #8

by Simon R. Green

In the wake of the war that left the Nightside leaderless, Jeremiah Griffin-one of the last of the immortal human families-plans to fill the power vacuum. But his granddaughter has disappeared, and he wants...


Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth

Nightside #6

by Simon R. Green

My name is John Taylor. I’m a PI for hire in the Nightside, the dark and corrupt city within the city of London. Where the sun never shines and where pleasure and horror are always on sale—for the right...


The Unnatural Inquirer

Nightside #10

by Simon R. Green

The publisher of The Unnatural Inquirer?the Nightside?s most notorious rag?has offered John Taylor one million pounds to find a man who claims to have evidence of the afterlife stored on a DVD. The Inquirer...


Nightingale's Lament

Nightside #3

by Simon R. Green

In the Nightside, the hidden heart of London where it's always 3 AM, Detective John Taylor must find an elusive singer known as The Nightingale. Her silken voice has inexplicably lured many a fan to suicide--and...


Hex and the City

Nightside #4

by Simon R. Green

Lady Luck has hired John Taylor to investigate the origins of the Nightside--the dark heart of London where it's always 3 A.M. But when he starts to uncover facts about his long-vanished mother, the Nightside--and...


Just Another Judgement Day

Nightside #9

by Simon R. Green

Just another success from the New York Times bestselling author

God's own enforcer, the righteous engine of destruction known as the Walking Man, has come to the Nightside. His sole purpose is the elimination...


Thrones, Dominations

Lord Peter Wimsey #1

by Dorothy L. Sayers & Jill Paton Walsh

Deemed "one of the greatest mystery writers of this century" by the Los Angeles Times, Dorothy L. Sayers first captivated readers nearly seventy years ago with her beloved sleuths Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet...


Something from the Nightside

Nightside #1

by Simon R. Green

John Taylor is not a private detective per se, but he has a knack for finding lost things. That's why he's been hired to descend into the Nightside, an otherworldly realm in the center of London where fantasy...


Agents Of Light And Darkness

Nightside #2

by Simon R. Green

“Simon Green’s Nightside is a macabre and thoroughly entertaining world.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher

John Taylor works in the Nightside—the gaudy, neon noir, secret heart of London,...


Game Over

Bill Slider #11

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

A Bill Slider Mystery - When ex-BBC correspondent Ed Stonax is found dead, the last thing Detective Inspector Slider needs to complicate his life is the reappearance of an old enemy issuing death threats. Trevor...


Acceptable Loss

William Monk & Hester Latterly #17

by Anne Perry

When the body of a small-time crook named Mickey Parfitt washes up on the tide, no one grieves; far from it. But William Monk, commander of the River Police, is puzzled by the expensive silk cravat used to strangle...


Murder in House

Ellie Quicke #10

by Veronica Heley

Ellie Quicke is back - Ellie and her new husband Thomas are called to deal with student Ursula, who has staged a sit-in at church. Ursula challenges Ellie to solve three mysteries: a broken engagement, a disappearance...


Moon Over Soho

Rivers of London #2

by Ben Aaronovitch

BODY AND SOUL

 

The song. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant,...


The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1

by Alexander McCall Smith

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 1

Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In...


Red Riding Nineteen Seventy Four

Red Riding #1

by David Peace

Jeanette Garland, missing Castleford, July 1969. Susan Ridyard, missing Rochdale, March 1972. Claire Kemplay, missing Morley, since yesterday. Christmas bombs and Lord Lucan on the run, Leeds United and the...


Island of Bones: A Novel

Crowther and Westerman #3

by Imogen Robertson

The third novel in the critically acclaimed Westerman and Crowther historical mystery series reveals the dark secrets of Crowther’s past

England, 1783. For years, reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther has pursued...


Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

by James Runcie

Sidney Chambers, the Vicar of Grantchester and Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral, is a thirty-two year old bachelor. Tall, with dark brown hair, eyes the colour of hazelnuts and a reassuringly gentle manner, Sidney...


Shadows in the Night

Aurelia Marcella #1

by Jane Finnis

Roman Britain in 91 AD is a troublesome part of the mighty Empire ruled by Domitian Caesar. Tension is especially high in the north, where Aurelia Marcella, a young innkeeper from Italy, runs the Oak Tree Mansion...


Her: A Novel

by Harriet Lane

You don't remember her--but she remembers you.

Two different women; two different worlds. On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her...