Simon R. Green - Hex and the City - Quercus

Hex and the City

Nightside Book 4

By Simon R. Green

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Lady Luck wants to hire John Taylor to investigate the Nightside itself . . . this case is going to get personal.

Lady Luck wants to hire John Taylor to investigate the Nightside itself . . . this case is going to get personal.

John Taylor is a private detective with a supernatural gift for finding things, but his latest case is different. Lady Luck has hired him to investigate the origins of the Nightside, the shadowy heart of London where it's always 3 a.m. But the further he delves into the history of the Nightside, the more Taylor realises the case might be related to the greatest mystery in his own life: exactly who - or what - his mother is.

He's been warned: when it comes to his mother, the truth could be dangerous. In fact, it could be downright catastrophic - and not just for the Nightside, but for all of Existence.

But John Taylor is an investigator: finding things is in his very nature. And now he's close to discovering the truth, nothing can stop him.

No matter what the consequences.

Hex and the City is the fourth title in Simon R. Green's New York Times bestselling Nightside series.

Biographical Notes

Simon R. Green was born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, where he now lives after some years in Leicester studying for his MA in Modern English and American Literature; he also studied history and has a combined Humanities degree. After years of rejections, he sold seven novels at once, just two days after he started working at Bilbo's Bookshop in Bath, after three and a half years of unemployment. The following year, he hit the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller lists with the novelisation of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, which has sold more than 370,000 copies, and continues to sell. His bestselling novels span fantasy, space opera and horror, and include the Deathstalker, Nightside, Ghost Finders, Secret History and Hawk and Fisher series. He is currently working on a new Deathstalker novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781848669499
  • Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
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  • Imprint: Jo Fletcher Books
Simon R. Green's Nightside series is a delight from beginning to end... The Nightside books are, unashamedly, all about having a bloody good time reading works that have more than their fair share of "ics." Fantastic, comedic, sarcastic, caustic and heroic are just a few that spring to mind — SF Site
All the elements of a classic PI story... I find this series to be totally enjoyable, and this latest one is no exception.. Green is a natural story teller with a wonderful imagination. Think Mickey Spillane writing espisodes of Millenium. He makes the Nightside come alive in such a vivid way that you wonder if maybe he hasn't actually been there himself. Take a vacation with Green into The Nightside . . . — Crimespree Magazine
Green is a master chef. Fans of Harry Dresden would find John Taylor a terrific read...but then again, so would any fan of good, dark urban fantasy. Recommended — SF Revu
Infused with a wonderful dark humor that is as unique as the Nightside itself — SciFi Chick
The Nightside books are quick, easy, and fun reads. Their strength is Green's setting: the Nightside is bursting with flavor — Fantasy Literature
Hex and the City is for me the best Nightside book yet, it further enlarges the Nightside universe both by showing more of what the Nightside has to offer...and also nailing that dark gritty and often times humorous setting on the spot...You won't be disappointed — The Book Plank
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