The House on Widows Hill
by Simon R. Green

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.

Reviews

A wonderful amalgam of horror, fantasy, science fiction, and mystery, well anchored in a solid reality by the cleverly designed and beautifully executed character of Ishmael Jones ... This thoroughly entertaining adventure works equally well with series followers and with newbies to the world of Ishmael Jones

Booklist

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

Kirkus Reviews

An entertaining romp

Publishers Weekly on Night Train to Murder

Fun, fast-paced fare

Kirkus Reviews on Night Train to Murder

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

The author does a nice job of creating a spooky atmosphere

Publishers Weekly 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

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 fifty science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Nightside, Secret Histories and Ghost Finders series.

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Editions

The House on Widows Hill by Simon R. Green is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278903062nd July 2020147 X 224mm192$28.99
Hardback978072789030631st May 2020147 X 224mm192£20.99
Hardback97807278903062nd July 2020147 X 224mm192$28.99
Ebook97814483044241st July 2020N/A192$14.99
Ebook97814483044241st July 2020N/A192£12.99
Hardback - Large Print978178029167325th May 2021140 X 230mm272$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978178029167326th March 2021140 X 230mm272£22.99
Paperback978178029721726th October 2021140 X 215mm192$17.95
Paperback978178029721726th August 2021140 X 215mm192£12.99
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