Ten Second Staircase

Ten Second Staircase

[a Bryant and May Mystery]

Book - 2006
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A bizarre killer nicknamed The Highwayman has turned London's blazing-hot summer into a ticking time bomb, but never fear, detectives John May and Arthur Bryant are on the case Christopher Fowler is] a new master of the classical detective story.--The Denver Post
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2006
ISBN: 9780553804492
9780553588316
0553804499
Branch Call Number: FOW
Characteristics: 356 p

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reeread
May 22, 2017

The unique characters of Bryant & May, the seemingly inevitable demise of the Peculiar Crimes Unit, the bizarre murders and the sinister fleeting sightings of the apparent murderer combine to grip the reader until the very end. One wonders just how much longer these ageing detectives can keep going but hopes they will just keep on keeping on.

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maipenrai
Dec 06, 2016

(The fourth book in the Bryant and May series) Series
Bryant and May
1. Full Dark House (2003)
2. The Water Room (2004)
3. Seventy-Seven Clocks (2005)

5. White Corridor (2007)
6. The Victoria Vanishes (2008)
7. On the Loose (2009)
8. Off the Rails (2010)
9. The Memory of Blood (2011)
10. The Invisible Code (2012)
11. The Bleeding Heart (2014)
12. The Burning Man (2015)
13. Strange Tide (2016)
14. The Wild Chamber (2017)

19coco55 Dec 11, 2013

bob
there is a site called
www.stopyourekillingme.com/ that has authors books in order and new releases, along with a newsletter twice a month.
I find it to be quite valuable.

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DYN24
Jul 13, 2012

Books in series need the series number to be shown in the Item Details. This info used to be provided in the old catalogue, and makes a huge difference when searching and reserving through an on-line catalogue when one can't see the whole list of books published by that author.

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WomanOfMystery
Nov 17, 2011

I was really interested in "The peculiar Crimes Unit" but I think I started reading this series in the wrong place. I need to go back and read some of the earlier stories before I can judge the mystery here. The mystery itself is very "peculiar" but the Unit was always distracted by politics and previous mysteries that stretched back into previous books.

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