"These crime novels have enjoyed a cult following, thanks to Fowler's writing which has been compared to Agatha Christie and Ben Aaronovitch. A cracking summer read." (STYLIST MAGAZINE
"Bryant and May series... is witty, charming, intelligent, wonderfully atmospheric and enthusiastically plotted." (Marcel Berlins The Times
"This quirky series, which describes the Peculiar Crimes Unit and its elderly stars, Bryant and May, does include macabre and horrifying passages, but they are rendered almost cheerful by the wit and humour of the writing... if you like oddities, this series is a very good example." (The Literary Review
Christopher Fowler's eccentric detectives Bryant & May and the Peculiar Crimes Unit become embroiled in a fiendish case involving witchcraft, secret codes, hidden relics and, of course, bloody murder...