What Song the Sirens Sang
by Simon R. Green

The tables are turned on legendary master thief Gideon Sable when a priceless magical artifact is stolen from him, in this fast-paced supernatural heist thriller.

You can find everything you’ve ever dreamed of in the strange, old magical shop known as Old Harry’s Place. The problem is, not all dreams are kind.

Gideon Sable – legendary master thief, conman and well-dressed rogue – and his partner in crime Annie Anybody don’t want to be shopkeepers, but when the enigmatic Harry decides to retire, he blackmails the pair into taking the store on.

Before the grand reopening can happen, however, a menacing stranger arrives – with a rare and deadly item for them to appraise. A small piece of rock, with an unnerving aura, which ‘Smith’ claims contains the last echoes of the legendary sirens’ song. Before they can find out more, however, Smith vanishes . . . leaving only the stone.

Some valuables are more trouble than they’re worth. But before Gideon and Annie can work out if they’ve been set up, the stone is stolen from its impregnable hiding place. How? And why? Gideon only knows one thing for certain: no one steals from him and gets away with it . . .

What Song the Sirens Sang is the third supernatural heist thriller featuring master conman Gideon Sable from British SFF veteran and New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green, following The Best Thing You Can Steal and A Matter of Death and Life.


“A wonderfully imagined setting . . . The Sable novels make perfect fare for fans of urban fantasy, thrillers, or caper novels”

Booklist on A Matter of Death and Life

“A treat for anyone who relishes the blending of alternate-world fantasy, urban fantasy, and the caper novel. Exciting, witty, and stuffed full of fun”

Booklist on The Best Thing You Can Steal

“Clever worldbuilding”

Publishers Weekly on The Best Thing You Can Steal

“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”

Booklist on Buried Memories

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

Publishers Weekly on Buried Memories

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

Kirkus Reviews on The House on Widows Hill

“Thoroughly entertaining”

Booklist on The House on Widows Hill

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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