Christopher Fowler is the acclaimed author of the award-winning Full Dark House and nine other Peculiar Crimes Unit mysteries: The Water Room, Seventy-Seven Clocks, Ten Second Staircase, White Corridor, The Victoria Vanishes, Bryant & May on the Loose, Bryant & May off the Rails, The Memory of Blood, and The Invisible Code. He lives in London, where he is at work on his next Peculiar Crimes Unit novel.
"Highly unusual ... exciting and original.... It starts with a violent death in the lobby of the legendary Savoy Hotel and quickly expands to include art vandalism, Gilbert and Sullivan, and a host of other peculiarities."--Chicago Tribune
"A twisty thriller, full of action and plot
surprises."--Publishers Weekly "Invulnerable, genial and
crafty." --Los Angeles Times
"They're old, they're cranky, and their chaotic work habits inevitably lead to disaster. But life always seems livelier whenever Arthur Bryant and John May are on a case!" --New York Times Book Review "Cranky, eccentric, and brilliant, Bryant and May dispense fascinating bits of knowledge as they solve supposedly unsolvable crimes." --Cleveland Plain Dealer