A combination of eleven short stories, 12.5 in the Bryant and May crime mystery series based in London, and it recaps the first ten books, although it ranges all over time from World War II to today.
Author: Christopher Fowler
Arthur Bryant, John May and the Peculiar Crimes Unit been given just one week to find a killer they’d caught once before . . .
The Peculiar Crimes Unit is being broken up, at least until a headless body is found in a freezer where it threatens a massive land development.
Long-ago secrets, a lonely-hearts killer, and the Official Secrets Act conspire to tear down everything the Peculiar Crimes Unit has worked for. Aided by their own people.
An impossible crime, a freak snowstorm, a killer prowling the stranded vehicles, and a mother and child on the run. Can Bryant and May solve the crimes? And survive the snow?
Celebrity murders and a masked and caped Highwayman lead Bryant and May a merry chase as they dodge the bureaucracy attempting to shut them down.
Bryant and May are up against a series of bizarre murders that defy human understanding — and a killer no human hand may be able to stop.
Detectives John May and Arthur Bryant are one mistake away from being shut down. When the elderly sister of Bryant’s friend is found dead in the basement of her decrepit house, they are on the verge of making exactly that mistake.
A bomb tragically ends the 50-year crime-fighting partnership of Arthur Bryant and John May, and May goes back in time to that first case for clues.