Books published by Gollancz

Rivers of London

When rookie London copper Peter Grant talks to a material witness to a murder in Covent Garden, he’s not expecting to find himself interviewing a ghost, and he certainly doesn’t expect anyone to believe him, but then Peter’s career takes a sharp turn in an unexpected direction.

Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Linda Wilson

The Dying Squad

The last thing DI Joe Lazarus expects to find when he breaks into a deserted farmhouse used a safe house by a county lines drug gang is his own dead body. Being told to solve his own murder isn’t how he expects to spend his time in the afterlife, either, but it’s better than doing nothing.

Reviewed on 19 February 2022 by Linda Wilson

A Madness of Sunshine

Anahera has barely returned to her remote rural birthplace when a young woman goes missing, and the close-knit local community fear there is a serial killer close to home.

Reviewed on 25 June 2021 by Chris Roberts

What Abigail Did That Summer

While magician and copper Peter Grant is off chasing unicorns and missing children, his 13-year-old cousin Abigail has some missing kids of her own to investigate, with the help of a bunch of talking – and very organised – foxes.

Reviewed on 22 May 2021 by Linda Wilson

False Value

In his first undercover role, Peter Grant infiltrates a London based tech company which is hiding a secret within its Douglas Adams-themed offices.

Reviewed on 11 April 2020 by Madeleine Marsh

The October Man

Tobias Winter of the German magic police has to find the connection that links a death in a vineyard with the supernatural history of the Trier area.

Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by Anthea Hawdon

Lies Sleeping

The Faceless Man is back and it’s up to DC Peter Grant and his colleagues from the Folly to stop his latest murderous spree and stop him unleashing chaos on London.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Linda Wilson

The Furthest Station

When things that normally go bump in the night start disturbing commuters on the tube, PC Peter Grant gets dispatched to sort out the problem.

Reviewed on 28 October 2017 by Linda Wilson

Rhyming Rings

A serial killer is at work in west London. Young journalist Jeremy Miller desperately wants to cover the story, and soon finds an unusual angle: a woman who claims to be able to experience the victims’ dying moments.

Reviewed on 30 September 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Death House

Toby lives in the Death House, isolated from the world, confined with others who have tested positive for a defective gene. There’s only one way out of the house, and that’s not one any of the inmates wants to take.

Reviewed on 19 August 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Hanging Tree

Life was always going to get complicated for Peter Grant when Lady Ty's teenage daughter is involved with a drug overdose at a party, but matters quickly become more complicated with the involvement of a magical book and the Faceless Man.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Anthea Hawdon

Night Shift

Something old and dangerous is stirring under the crossroads in Midnight, a town populated by vampires, witches, angels and even some normal people. Fortunately the community works together to overcome the threat to their existence.

Reviewed on 24 December 2016 by John Barnbrook

The Incorruptibles

Army scouts Fisk and Shoe are assigned to guide a Senator on a hunting trip, but face supernatural as well as human enemies.

Reviewed on 09 July 2016 by John Cleal

13 Minutes

Teenager Natasha dies for 13 minutes after a plunge into an icy river. No one, not even Natasha, knows what she was doing in the woods at night or how she ended up in the water.

Reviewed on 23 April 2016 by Linda Wilson

Sarah Canary

A mysterious white woman appears in a Chinese railway camp in the winter of 1873. Ordered by his uncle to return her to the white world, a young Chinese man begins a quest for right and good.

Reviewed on 13 February 2016 by John Cleal

Shards of Hope

Arrow Squad leader Aden Kai has been kidnapped and his psychic abilities are being blocked. The rest of the world doesn’t know if he’s alive or dead, and the way things are looking, dead is going to be the most likely outcome.

Reviewed on 02 January 2016 by Linda Wilson

Archangel's Shadows

Guild Hunter Ashwini Taj investigates the murder of a young woman found drained of life and mummified. Something nasty is definitely lurking in the shadows of New York.

Reviewed on 08 May 2015 by Linda Wilson

Robot Overlords

Humanity has lost the battle for its autonomy and robots are in control of the earth. The survivors are being confined to their homes for seven years but the robots claim they’ll then leave peacefully. Robots never lie, so they say, but can they be trusted?

Reviewed on 04 April 2015 by Linda Wilson

Foxglove Summer

Peter Grant takes a trip to rural Herefordshire to assist in the search for two missing children.

Reviewed on 29 November 2014 by Linda Wilson

Midnight Crossroad

Midnight is a town besieged by secrets and unanswered questions – when a newcomer arrives and people start dying, it may be more than the townsfolk can handle

Reviewed on 09 July 2014 by Julee Sanderson

The Harper Connelly Omnibus

When Harper Connelly was struck by lightning she gained the ability to find dead bodies. It's not the easiest way to earn a living, but there’s always plenty of demand for her services.

Reviewed on 03 May 2014 by Linda Wilson

Broken Homes

A murder, a suicide and a theft of a magical book lead PC Peter Grant to a strange estate in South London. Can he find out what the evil magician, the Faceless Man, is planning before it's too late?

Reviewed on 11 December 2013 by Anthea Hawdon