. Desperate to find a case to justify the team's existence, with budget cuts and a police strike on the horizon, Quill thinks he's struck gold when a cabinet minister is murdered by an assailant who wasn't seen getting in or out of his limo. They go undercover to a pub with a regular evening that caters to that clientele, and to an auction of objects of power at the Tate Modern.
The Severed Streets - The new ripper seems to have changed the MO of the old completely: he's only killing rich white men. A second murder, that of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, presents a crime scene with a message. Identical to that left by the original Jack the Ripper.
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? Shadow PolicePan Macmillan - The team also have their own demons to fight. Now someone's put a ceremonial dagger through his chest. Gifted with the sight, they'll pursue a criminal genius—who'll lure them into a Sherlockian maze of clues and evidence. They've been to Hell and back literally but now the unit is falling apart. Di james quill and his detectives have learnt this the hard way.
But what's the motive? and who—or what—could kill a ghost? When policing London's supernatural underworld, eliminating the impossible is not an option. The ghost of sherlock holmes is dead, but who will solve his murder? The Great Detective's ghost has walked London's streets for an age, given shape by people's memories.
London FallingTor Fantasy - Police officers quill, sefton, Costain, and Ross know the worst of London―or they think they do. Tor Books. Football lore and the tragic history of a Tudor queen become entwined in their pursuit of an age-old witch with a penchant for child sacrifice. While investigating a mobster's mysterious death, they come into contact with a strange artifact and accidentally develop the Sight.
Suddenly they can see the true evil haunting London's streets. Armed with police instincts and procedures, the four officers take on the otherworldly creatures secretly prowling London. But when london's monsters become aware of their meddling, the officers must decide what they are willing to sacrifice to clean up their city, in London Falling by Paul Cornell.
Witches Of LychfordTor.com - Some welcome the employment opportunities, while some object to the modernization of the local environment. Judith mawson local crank knows the truth -- that Lychford lies on the boundary between two worlds, and that the destruction of the border will open wide the gateways to malevolent beings beyond imagination.
But if she is to have her voice heard, she's going to need the assistance of some unlikely allies. Praise for paul cornell's the witches of lychfORD"At once epic and terribly intimate. Beautifully written, perfectly cruel, and ultimately kind. Cornell adeptly describes the emotion of magic; its effects and internal ignition of wonder.
Witches Of Lychford - A supermarket wants to build a major branch on their border. The feel of being exposed to magic for the first time and the feel of doing magic and having it done to you have never been better described in any story. Bill willingham, author of fables and Down the Mysterly River"Masterfully creepy and sinister, all the more so for taking place in the beautifully drawn English countryside.
Jenny colgan, author of Doctor Who: Into the Nowhere Tor Books. This is the story of a village, not a city, and all the more powerful for that; not all big fantasy needs an urban setting. Traveler, Cleric, Witch. The villagers in the sleepy hamlet of Lychford are divided.
London FallingTor Books - Suddenly they can see the true evil haunting London's streets. Armed with police instincts and procedures, the four officers take on the otherworldly creatures secretly prowling London. Police officers quill, costain, Sefton, and Ross know the worst of London―or they think they do. Tor Books. Football lore and the tragic history of a Tudor queen become entwined in their pursuit of an age-old witch with a penchant for child sacrifice.
While investigating a mobster's mysterious death, they come into contact with a strange artifact and accidentally develop the Sight. But when london's monsters become aware of their meddling, the officers must decide what they are willing to sacrifice to clean up their city, in London Falling by Paul Cornell.
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The October Man Rivers of LondonSubterranean - Trier: famous for wine, Romans and being Germany's oldest city. His aim is to get in, and get out with the minimum of fuss, deal with the problem, personal danger and paperwork. With this long new novella, bestselling author Ben Aaronovitch has crafted yet another wickedly funny and surprisingly affecting chapter in his beloved Rivers of London series.
. Together with frighteningly enthusiastic local cop, Vanessa Sommer, he quickly links the first victim to a group of ordinary middle aged men whose novel approach to their mid-life crisis may have reawakened a bloody conflict from a previous century. When a man is found dead with his body impossibly covered in a fungal rot, the local authorities know they are out of their depth.
The October Man Rivers of London - Enter tobias winter, an investigator for the Abteilung KDA, the branch of the German Federal Criminal Police which handles the supernatural. But fortunately this is Germany, where there are procedures for everything. As the rot spreads, literally, and the suspect list extends to people born before Frederick the Great, Tobias and Vanessa will need to find allies in some unexpected places.
Presuming that history doesn't kill them first. And to solve the case they'll have to unearth the secret magical history of a city that goes back two thousand years. Tor Books. If you thought magic was confined to one country—think again.
Bound An Alex Verus NovelAce - After weeks of being hunted and finally cornered into what he thought was his last stand, Alex never imagined his life would be spared—and never anticipated at what price. Even worse, alex is forced to bring the life mage Anne into this servitude as well. Mage alex verus is caught between a rock and a hard place in the eighth urban fantasy novel from the national bestselling author of Burned.
Right now i wasn’t seeing richard as the teacher out of my nightmares; he was just another Dark mage, and I looked into the future to see what would happen if I turned that knife on him instead… Alex Verus is still haunted by his time apprenticed to Richard Drakh. He’s been free of him for many years, but now the only way to keep his friends from being harmed is to again work for Richard and his deadly ally.
Bound An Alex Verus Novel - This time, the diviner can see no way out… Tor Books. Ace.
The Furthest Station: A PC Grant NovellaGollancz - Ace. Tor Books.
THE LOST CHILD OF LYCHFORD Witches of LychfordTor.com - Martin’s. Ace. Which means more stress, more expectation, more scrutiny by the congregation. Is he a ghost? a vision? something else? whatever the truth, our trio of witches they don’t approve of “coven” are about to face their toughest battle, yet!The Lost Child of Lychford is the sequel to Paul Cornell's Witches of Lychford.
Which means… well, business as usual, really. Until the apparition of a small boy finds its way to Lizzie in the church. A finalist for the 2017 locus award for best novella!it’s December in the English village of Lychford – the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and… another.
THE LOST CHILD OF LYCHFORD Witches of Lychford - Which means it’s lizzie’s first Christmas as Reverend of St. Tor Books.
Smoke and Iron The Great LibraryBerkley - Tor Books. With the world catching fire, thieves, and words printed on paper the spark that lights rebellion, it falls to smugglers, and scholars to save a library thousands of years in the making. If they can stay alive long enough to outwit their enemies. Jess brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library.
To save the great library, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone, Paper and Fire, and Ash and Quill put themselves in danger in the next thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Ace.