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  • Bibliography:
    53 Books - 1 Series
  • First Book:
    July 1988
  • Latest Book:
    December 2022
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Full Series List in Order

A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery (Bryant and May)

1 - Full Dark House (Jun-2004)
2 - The Water Room (Jul-2005)
3 - Seventy-Seven Clocks (Nov-2005)
4 - Ten Second Staircase (Jul-2006)
5 - White Corridor (Jun-2007)
6 - The Victoria Vanishes (Nov-2008)
7 - Bryant & May on the Loose (Dec-2009)
8 - Bryant & May Off the Rails (Oct-2010)
9 - The Memory of Blood (Apr-2012)
10 - The Invisible Code (Dec-2013)
11 - Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart (Dec-2014)
11.5 - Bryant & May and the Secret Santa (Nov-2015)
12 - Bryant & May and the Burning Man (Dec-2015)
13 - Bryant & May: Strange Tide (Dec-2016)
14 - Wild Chamber (Dec-2017)
15 - Hall of Mirrors (Dec-2018)
16 - The Lonely Hour (Dec-2019)
17 - Oranges and Lemons (Jan-2021)
18 - London Bridge Is Falling Down (Dec-2021)

Multi-Author Series List

Bibliomysteries

30 - Reconciliation Day (May-2017)

Book List in Order: 53 titles



  • DARK ALLEYS AND VERY DEAD ENDS... Death lurks just around the corner in eight chilling new stories that show you the cold heart of the big city. Familiar things suddenly turn sinister: an elevator going down to a nightmare...an afterwork date who ...



  • There’s a hidden battleground in the sky—so says this classic novel from the award-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit mysteries featuring Bryant & May. You’ll never look at a roof the same way again. . . .   Welcome to Roofworl...



  • When his father, his secretary, and even the thief who stole his car die under grisly circumstances, advertising executive Harry Buckingham comes under investigation and must go undercover to clear his name. Reprint....





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  • Black comedy, high farce, dark revelations...they all go to make up Christopher Fowler's brand new collection of immoral tales. A catwalk model reveals the grisly secret of looking good. Slacker friends are forced into action over an accidental murde...






  • An original and horrific slice of urban terror from one of the masters of the genre. All is not well at SymaxCorp. The work is piled high, people are toiling overnight to meet deadlines, and the supervisors are keeping their beady eyes on everyone. B...



  • As our lives and deaths grow ever stranger, housewives, students and executives all find themselves in situations that become increasingly disturbing. Strange things don’t only happen when you are asleep. Fowler’s powerful narratives are subtly a...



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    Edgy, suspenseful, and darkly comic, here is the first novel in a riveting new mystery series starring two cranky but brilliant old detectives whose lifelong friendship was forged solving crimes for the London Police Department's Peculiar Crimes Unit...



  • An original and horrific slice of urban terror from one of the masters of the genre. All is not well at SymaxCorp. The work is piled high, people are toiling overnight to meet deadlines, and the supervisors are keeping their beady eyes on everyone. B...



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    They are detection's oddest couple: two cranky detectives whose professional partnership dates back half a century. Now Arthur Bryant and John May return in a case of multiple murder that twists through a subterranean course of the secrets, lies, and...





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    The odd couple of detection -- the brilliant but cranky detectives of London's Peculiar Crimes Unit -- return in a tense, atmospheric new thriller that keeps you guessing until the final page. This time Bryant and May are up against a series of bizar...



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    It's a crime tailor-made for the Peculiar Crimes Unit: a controversial artist is murdered and displayed as part of her own outrageous installation. No suspects, no motive, no evidence--it's business as usual for Bryant and May! But this time they ...



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    From using crackpot psychics to cutting-edge forensics, Arthur Bryant and John May are famous for their maddeningly unorthodox approach to solving crimes that the ordinary police cannot. Now Christopher Fowler, "a new master of the classical detectiv...



  • “[Christopher] Fowler repeatedly challenges the reader to redraw the boundaries between innocence and malevolence, rationality and paranoia. His strength lies in the way he unveils the darker side of the ordinary.”—Guardian A geologist trapped ...






  • Murder doesn't get more peculiar than this. A lonely-hearts killer is targeting middle-aged women at some of England's most well-known pubs. What's even more peculiar, Arthur Bryant happened to see the latest victim only moments before her death -- a...



  • The Peculiar Crimes Unit is no more. After years of defying the odds and infuriating their embarrassed superiors, detectives Arthur Bryant and John May have at last crossed the line. This is the twenty-first century and not even their eccentric geniu...



  • From the author of the Bryant and May Mysteries. Red Hellion lives opposite the creepy, tightly locked Torrington Park, where numerous people are thought to have disappeared without a trace. He has never been inside, but walking home from school one ...



  • Christopher Fowler's Peculiar Crimes Unit novels have been hailed for their originality, suspense, and unforgettable characters. Now Arthur Bryant, John May, and their team of proud eccentrics have been given only one week to hunt down a murderer the...



  • This collection of stories from some of horror fiction’s best authors will glue you to the page, but watch out; it may leave you too afraid to take the metro to work. This collection of stories from some of horror fiction’s best authors will g...



  • in Naked City

    In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today's hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill, and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher's "Curses" Harry Dresden investigates how to lift a curse...



  • Imagine there was a supernatural chiller that Hammer Films never made. A grand epic produced at the studio’s peak, which played like a cross between the Dracula and Frankenstein films and Dr Terror’s House Of Horrors... Four passengers meet o...



  • Christopher Fowler's acclaimed Peculiar Crimes Unit novels crackle with sly wit, lively suspense, and twists as chilling as London's fog. Now the indomitable duo of Arthur Bryant and John May, along with the rest of their quirky team, return to solve...



  • 'Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside' came about firstly because I was commissioned to write a story for the World Horror Convention souvenir book and, as the event was to take place in Brighton, it seemed logical to set a tale on the South coast o...



  • A contemporary London-set crime novel from the author of the the Peculiar Crimes Unit series. • Sex and the City meets the modern crime thriller. • Apartment-sitting in a luxury penthouse goes horribly wrong for June Cryer when a young girl break...






  • London’s craftiest and boldest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are back in this deviously twisting mystery of black magic, madness, and secrets hidden in plain sight. When a young woman is found dead in the pews of St. Bride’s Church ...



  • An original thriller from bestselling author Christopher Fowler that reinventing the haunted house story. Newly-married architect Callie and her wealthy husband Mateo move to Hyperion House, a grand old home in southern Spain. It's an eccentric pl...



  • London’s wiliest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are back on the case in this fiendishly clever new mystery. And when a cemetery becomes the scene of a crime, neither secrets -- nor bodies -- stay buried. Romain Curtis sneaks into St. G...



  • In Dubai there’s a new world of high-luxury resorts emerging for the super-rich -- but at what price to everyone else? Lea, Roy and their 15 year-old daughter Cara live in a gated community reserved for foreign workers. Roy has been hired to dea...



  • In this fast-paced Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery, available as an eBook short story, detectives Arthur Bryant and John May must crack a puzzling Christmas case with some extra assistance from Santa’s little helpers.   Includes a preview of Christop...



  • No case is too curious for Arthur Bryant and John May, London’s most ingenious detectives. But with their beloved city engulfed in turmoil, they’ll have to work fast to hold a sinister killer’s feet to the fire. In the week before Guy Fawkes...



  • Arthur Bryant and John May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit are London’s craftiest and bravest detectives—and there’s no better pair to solve the city’s most confounding crimes. In this riveting eBook collection of mystery short stories, available...



  • The Thames is London's most important yet neglected artery. When a young woman is found chained to a post in the tide, no-one can understand how she came to be drowned there. That's only part of the problem; Bryant's deteriorating condition prevents ...



  • London’s most brilliant but unconventional detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, must plumb the depths of a particularly murky mystery. The Peculiar Crimes Unit faces its most baffling case yet -- and if Bryant and May can’t rise to the cha...



  • A man obsessed with Dracula pursues a legendary lost edition of the classic vampire book in this chilling story from the author of the Bryan and May Mysteries. Carter, one of the world’s leading experts on Dracula, owns many editions of Bram Stoker...






  • A twisted take on Narnia, this warmhearted, dryly comic novel from the award-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit series starring Bryant & May transports readers to the last poignant moment of freedom before growing up.   Kay Goodwin is a six...



  • A race against time turns into a rollicking scavenger hunt through London lore in this classic thriller from the award-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit mysteries starring Bryant & May. When the city hits midnight, everyone becomes equal...



  • A suburban horror classic from the prize-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit novels starring Bryant & May, Psychoville reveals the truth about housewives, bloodstains, and the damage one can inflict with a steam iron.   England, 1985. When th...



  • In this stylish Faustian horror novel from the prize-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit series featuring Bryant & May, a young man learns firsthand the perils of dealing with the devil. With a dead-end job, a miserable family, and no roma...




  • Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May are back on the case in this whip-smart and wildly twisting mystery, in which a killer in London’s parks is proving to be a most elusive quarry. Helen Forester’s day starts like any other: Around seven in ...



  • London, 1969. With the Swinging Sixties under way, Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May find themselves caught in the middle of a good, old-fashioned manor house murder mystery. Hard to believe, but even positively ancient sleuths like Bryant and...



  • 'Winningly eccentric . . . London, in all its non-homogenous, sprawling splendour, is as much a character as Fowler's sleuthing duo.' Barry Forshaw, Financial TimesThe Peculiar Crimes Unit has solved many extraordinary cases over the years, but some ...



  • The brilliant Arthur Bryant and John May take the late, late shift in a cat-and-mouse hunt with a killer who preys on his victims at the same time every night -- the lonely hour of 4 A.M. When a man is found hanging upside down inside a willow tre...



  • When a prominent politician is crushed by a fruit van making a delivery, the singular team of Arthur Bryant and John May overcome insurmountable odds to reunite the PCU and solve the case in the brainy new mystery from acclaimed author Christopher Fo...






  • “Unbeatable fun . . . [Christopher Fowler] takes delight in stuffing his books with esoteric facts.” —The Guardian The brilliant duo of Arthur Bryant and John May uncovers a nefarious plot behind the seemingly innocuous death of an old lad...





  • Thinking of a jaunt to England? Let Arthur Bryant and John May, London’s oldest police detectives, show you the oddities behind the city’s façades in this tongue-in-cheek travel guide.“The best fun is running all over the city with these amiab...



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    A collection of 14 short stories, that details the ways in which we contrive to treat each other cruelly. The subjects range from a business-man who awakes one morning to find everyone hates him, to a young woman who must surrender her virginity to a...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Christopher Fowler has published 53 books.

Christopher Fowler does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Bryant & May: Peculiar London, was published in December 2022.

The first book by Christopher Fowler, City Jitters, was published in July 1988.

Yes. Christopher Fowler has 1 series.