Night Train to Murder
by Simon R. Green

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.


Entertaining … SF/fantasy fans who haven’t yet discovered the Jones novels are in for a real treat


This entertaining romp is one of the series’ better entries

Publishers Weekly

Fun, fast-paced, light fare that passes almost as quickly as that fatal train ride

Kirkus Reviews

Fans of the series will be delighted to reconnect with the quick-witted detective and to learn a little bit 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 story line 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

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 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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