Murder in the Dark
by Simon R. Green

The sudden appearance of a sinister black hole in the English countryside leads to a baffling murder investigation for Ishmael Jones.

“The past is England’s dreaming, and not all of it sleeps soundly …”

Ishmael Jones and his partner Penny have been despatched to assist a group of scientists who are investigating a mysterious black hole which has appeared on a Somerset hillside. Could it really be a doorway to another dimension, an opening into another world?

When one of the scientists disappears into the hole – with fatal consequences – Ishmael must prove whether it was an accident – or murder. But with no clues, no witnesses and no apparent motive, he has little to go on. Is there an alien predator at large, or is an all-too-human killer responsible? Only one thing is certain: if Ishmael does not uncover the truth in time, more deaths will follow …


Features the author’s trademark black humor and ratchets up the suspense with a compelling story line reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None

Library Journal

Jones is a very interesting character … and readers will find much to enjoy in this latest escapade


Green does a masterly job of making the characters’ fears palpable and maintaining suspense

Publishers Weekly on Into the Thinnest of Air

Lovers of high-quality fantasy and science fiction should make it a point to seek this guy out, if they haven’t already

Booklist on Death Shall Come

Simon R. Green

Simon R. Green was born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, where he still lives. He is the author of more than seventy science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Nightside, Secret Histories and Ghost Finders series.Simon has sold more than 4 million copies of his books worldwide.

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Murder in the Dark by Simon R. Green is available in the following formats

Paperback978184751948129th November 2019140 X 217mm192£13.99
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