Synopses & Reviews
New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green returns to the bizarre and gleefully dangerous backdrop” (Jim Butcher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Dresden Files) of the Nightside with this landmark collection of short fiction.
Welcome to the Nightside. Its the secret heart of London, beating to its own rhythm, pumping lifeblood through the veins of its streets and alleys hidden in eternal darkness, where creatures of the night congregate and where the sun is afraid to shine. Its the place to go if youre looking to indulge the darker side of your natureand to hell with the consequences.
Tales from the Nightside presents ten macabre mysteries that shine a dim beam into the neighborhoods darkest corners to reveal things that should never come to light. Take a walk with such deadly and dangerous denizens of the Nightside as Razor Eddie, Dead Boy, and Larry Oblivion as they encounter things even more inhuman and inhumane than they are. And join John Taylor, the PI with a knack for finding lost things, as he confronts Sir Francis Varney, King of the Vampires, in a never-before-published novella-length adventure.
There may be nothing to be afraid of in the dark, but theres plenty to be afraid of in the Nightside
Includes The Big Game,” a Never-Before-Published Nightside Novella and Nine Other Favorite Nightside Stories
Praise for the Novels of the Nightside
“A macabre and thoroughly entertaining world.”—Jim Butcher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Dresden Files
“Sam Spade meets Sirius Black…in the Case of the Cosmic MacGuffin…Crabby wit and inventively gruesome set pieces.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Superlative…An intricate and action-filled plot that seamlessly blends crime and the supernatural.”—Publishers Weekly
“If youre looking for fast-paced, no-holds-barred dark urban fantasy, you need look no further: the Nightside is the place for you.”—SFRevu
Welcome to the Nightside, that secret square mile located in the dark heart of London where the sun never rises and people can fraternize with every myth and monster imaginable. John Taylor is a P.I. with the special ability to locate anyone or anything. "The Unnatural Inquirer," the Nightside's most notorious gossip rag, has offered him a million pounds to find a DVD purportedto contain an actual recording of the afterlife. John doesn't know if it's true, but someone-or something-thinks so, and will stop at nothing to possess the disc.
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
made the guy a sweet deal. Then he and the disc vanished. And if Taylor?s not careful, he may be next.
The publisher of "The Unnatural Inquirer," the Nightside's most notorious rag, has hired John Taylor to find a man who claims to have evidence of the afterlife stored on a DVD. The man and his disc have mysteriously vanished, and if Taylor is not careful, he may be next.
About the Author
Simon R. Green
is the New York Times
bestselling author of the novels of the Nightside (The Bride Wore Black Leather
, A Hard Day's Knight
, The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
), the Secret Histories novels (Property of a Lady Faire
, Casino Infernale
, Live and Let Drood
), the Ghost Finders novels (Spirits from Beyond
, Ghost of a Dream
, Ghost of a Smile
), and the Deathstalker novels (Deathstalker Coda
, Deathstalker Return
, Deathstalker Legacy
). He lives in England and writes full-time.