Buried Memories
by Simon R. Green

Returning to the small town where he crash-landed in 1963, Ishmael Jones is in search of answers. But his investigation is de-railed by a brutal murder.

“I think something very bad and very dangerous has come to your little town, Inspector . . .”

As long-buried memories from his hidden past begin to resurface, Ishmael Jones and his partner Penny feel compelled to return to the small country town where Ishmael crash-landed in 1963; the place where his memories began.

Norton Hedley is no ordinary town. Apparitions, sudden disappearances, sightings of unusual beasts: for centuries, the place has been plagued by a series of inexplicable events. Ishmael’s first task is to track down local author Vincent Smith, the one man he believes may have some answers.

Ishmael and Penny aren’t the only ones seeking the mysterious Mr Smith. When their search unearths a newly-dead body in the local mortuary – a body that’s definitely not supposed to be there – Ishmael becomes the prime suspect in the ensuing murder investigation. His only hope of discovering the truth about his origins lies in exposing a ruthless killer.


“This genre-bending mix of fantasy and thriller is essential reading for series fans and for those who enjoy their fiction a little on the weird side”


“Green offers enough to please series fans and hook newcomers, while posing new mysteries. X-Files devotees will be satisfied.”

Publishers Weekly

“Boldly fleshes out the hero’s origin story to fine effect”

Kirkus Reviews

“A delightful series, a wonderful amalgam of horror, fantasy, science fiction, and mystery, well anchored in a solid reality by the cleverly designed and beauitfully executed character of Ishmael Jones”

Booklist on The House on Widows Hill

“A fast, fun supernatural thriller that never takes itself too seriously”

Kirkus Reviews on The House on Widows Hill

“Fans of the series will be delighted to reconnect with the quick-witted detective and to learn a little more about his early days on the planet”

Booklist on Till Sudden Death Do Us Part

“Features the author's trademark black humor and ratchets up the suspense with a compelling storyline reminiscent of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None

Library Journal on Murder in the Dark

“Jones is a very interesting character, a man (?) of many layers ... Readers who have not yet made Jones' acquaintance need to get with the program”

Booklist on Murder in the Dark

Simon R. Green

Simon R. Green was born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, where he still lives. He is the New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Nightside, Secret Histories and Ghost Finders series, the Ishmael Jones mysteries, the Gideon Sable series and the Holy Terrors mystery series.Simon has sold more than four million copies of his books worldwide.

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Buried Memories by Simon R. Green is available in the following formats

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