A spy has hidden himself in Tower MacNeil and ancient castle high above the city of Haven. The lord of the manor, Duncan MacNeil has died. His son Jamie is now head of the family and his relatives have gathered for the reading of the will. But not all of the heirs will survive. Hawk and Fisher go undercover to find the spy and solve the mystery of the Tower, as death comes at them from three sides.
Hawk and Fisher, captains of the City Guard of Haven, are assigned to be bodyguards for a Reform candidate during an election campaign. Candidate James Adamant is beset from all sides by enemies - political, personal and supernatural. Keeping him alive long enough to count the ballots could cost the lives of both Hawk and Fisher, in a deadly game where the winner takes all.
Meet the operatives of the Carnacki Institute-JC Chance: the team leader, brave, charming, and almost unbearably arrogant; Melody Chambers: the science geek who keeps the antisupernatural equipment running; and Happy Jack Palmer: the terminally gloomy telepath. Their mission: Do Something About Ghosts. Lay them to rest, send them packing, or just kick their nasty ectoplasmic arses... In a quiet London suburb, four university students participating in an experiment inside a reputed haunted house hold a séance that goes terribly wrong. What-or who-ever they summoned has taken their minds away, leaving them empty shells. Enter the Ghost Finders, ready to confront an enraged poltergeist for the students' very souls. All in a day's work-except the team doesn't know that in another part of the city, a different entity has also breached the threshold between worlds. JC, Melody and Happy all come face to face with their future selves, but will their warnings come too late. Will the events at a small radio station, bring about the end of the world?
Ishmael Jones travels to the Scottish Highlands on a mysterious dual mission in this intriguing, genre-blending mystery. The Organisation has despatched Ishmael and his partner Penny to Coronach House on the shores of Loch Ness where the secretive but highly influential Baphamet Group are holding their annual meeting. The Organisation believes an imposter has infiltrated the Group and they have instructed Ishmael to root him - or her - out. It's not Ishmael's only mission. The first agent sent by the Organisation has been found dead in her room, murdered in a horribly gruesome manner. Ishmael must also discover who killed his fellow agent, Jennifer Rifkin - and why. Dismissive of rumours that the legendary 'Coronach Creature' is behind Jennifer's death, Ishmael sets out to expose the human killer in their midst. But he must act fast - before any more Very Important People are killed.
Ishmael Jones travels to the Scottish Highlands on a mysterious dual mission in this intriguing, genre-blending mystery.
The Organisation has dispatched Ishmael and his partner Penny to Coronach House on the shores of Loch Ness where the secretive but highly influential Baphamet Group are holding their annual meeting. The Organisation believes an imposter has infiltrated the Group and they have instructed Ishmael to root him-or her-out. It's not Ishmael's only mission. The first agent sent by the Organisation has been found dead in her room, murdered in a horribly gruesome manner. Ishmael must also discover who killed his fellow agent, Jennifer Rifkin-and why.
Dismissive of rumors that the legendary 'Coronach Creature' is behind Jennifer's death, Ishmael sets out to expose the human killer in their midst. But he must act fast-before any more Very Important People are killed.
A wedding. A murder. A two-hundred-year-old curse: Ishmael Jones is plunged into a baffling investigation when he answers an old friend’s call for help.
Although he hasn’t seen Robert Bergin for forty years, Ishmael feels duty bound to respond when his old friend calls for help. Robert’s daughter Gillian is about to be married, and he is afraid she’ll fall prey to the ancient family curse.
Arriving in rural Yorkshire, Ishmael and his partner Penny learn that the vicar who was to perform the ceremony has been found dead in the church, hanging from his own bell rope. With no clues, no evidence, and no known motive, many locals believe the curse is responsible. Or is someone just using it as a smokescreen for murder? With the wedding due to take place the following day, Ishmael has just a few hours to uncover the truth. But his investigations are hampered by sudden flashes of memory: memories of the time before he was human. What is it Ishmael’s former self is trying to tell him?
When a body is discovered in a locked toilet cubicle on the late-night train to Bath, Ishmael Jones is faced with his most puzzling case to date. When Ishmael Jones and his partner Penny are asked to escort a VIP on the late-night train to Bath, it would appear to be a routine case. The Organisation has acquired intelligence that an attempt is to be made on Sir Dennis Gregson's life as he travels to Bath to take up his new position as Head of the British Psychic Weapons Division. Ishmael's mission is to ensure that Sir Dennis arrives safely. How could anyone orchestrate a murder in a crowded railway carriage without being noticed and with no obvious means of escape? When a body is discovered in a locked toilet cubicle, Ishmael Jones has just 56 minutes to solve a seemingly impossible crime before the train reaches its destination. Performed by Scott McCormick; Laura C. Harris; Shanta Parasuraman; David Coyne; Stephon Walker; Steven Carpenter; Bill Gillett; Steve Wannall; Nanette Savard; Matthew Pauli; Richard Rohan; Alejandro Ruiz.
John Taylor's the name. I'm a PI working a small slice of mystical real estate in the hidden center of London. It's a place where the sun refuses to rise, where monsters and men walk side by side. And if you want something found in the Nightside, I'm your man.
The editor of the Unnatural Inquirer-the Nightside's most notorious rag-has offered me 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.
I don't know if the disc is on the level-but for a million pounds, I'm willing to believe. Trouble is, someone else-someone very powerful-is on the trail, too. And who-or what-ever it is, is deadly determined to find the disc first . . .
Swords of Haven brings together the first three novels in New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green's beloved Hawk & Fisher series:
Hawk & Fisher
A high-level city official is murdered during a dinner party and Hawk and Fisher have only a few hours to find the killer among the guests, including powerful spell-casters, cunning politicians, Haven royalty, and the victim's own wife.
Winner Takes All
Hawk & Fisher grapple with dark magics, devious politicians, and deadly assassins when they're assigned to protect James Adamant, a fiery young politician whose plan to root out Haven's corruption makes him very popular . . . as a target.
The God Killer
No one is safe in Haven, not even the Gods! When divine residents of the Street of Gods fall prey to a murderer, Hawk & Fisher must team up with an exclusive tactical unit to catch the killer before all hell breaks loose in Haven.
When it comes to supernatural intrigue, nobody does it better than New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green. Eddie Drood, at your service. For generations my family has been keeping humanity safe from the wicked, the nasty, and the generally not-nice inhuman predators who feed on people's fear and misery. No one kicks evil arse better than us Droods-especially yours truly. In fact, my arse-kicking skills have come to the attention of the legendary Alexander King, Independent Agent extraordinaire, who spent a lifetime doing anything and everything-for the right price. Now he's on his deathbed, looking to bestow all of his priceless secrets to a worthy successor. To decide, King challenges six competitors-myself included-to solve five mysteries all around the world, figuring that along the way we'll backstab one another until only one remains. But I've got to win at all costs, because King holds the most important secret of all to the Droods: the identity of the traitor in our midst.
New York Times bestselling author Simon Green introduces a new kind of hero, one who fights the good fight against some very old foes in the first novel in the Secret Histories series. The name's Bond. Shaman Bond. Actually, that's just his cover. His real name is Eddie Drood, but when your job includes a license to kick supernatural arse on a regular basis, you find your laughs where you can. For centuries, his family has been the secret guardian of Humanity, all that stands between all of you and all of the really nasty things that go bump in the night. As a Drood field agent he wore the golden torc, he killed monsters, and he protected the world. He loved his job. Right up to the point where his own family declared him rogue for no reason. Now, the only people who can help Eddie prove his innocence are the people he used to consider his enemies ...
Ishmael Jones investigates a haunted house ... but is haunted by his own past in the latest of this quirky paranormal mystery series. ""That house is a bad place. Bad things happen there..."" Set high on top of Widows Hill, Harrow House has remained empty for years. Now, on behalf of an anonymous prospective buyer, Ishmael and Penny are spending a night there in order to investigate the rumours of strange lights, mysterious voices, unexplained disappearances, and establish whether the house is really haunted. What really happened at Harrow House all those years ago? Joined by a celebrity psychic, a professional ghost-hunter, a local historian and a newspaper reporter, it becomes clear that each member of 'Team Ghost' has their own pet theory as to the cause of the alleged haunting. But when one of the group suddenly drops dead with no obvious cause, Ishmael realizes that if he can find out how and why the victim died, he will have the key to solving the mystery. Performed by Scott McCormick, Laura C. Harris, Jason Keller, Kay Elúvian, Katie Leigh, John Kielty, Torian Brackett, Peter Holdway, Jillian Levine-Sisson and Matthew Pauli.