Fans of Paul Cornell’s London Falling need be just a teeny bit more patient, the sequel to the supernatural cop thriller is heading your way in May.
The first book brought together a team of London coppers who found themselves hunting an ancient, magical evil after accidentally gaining the ability to see the supernatural world which co-exists with our own.
In The Severed Streets, Detective Inspector James Quill and his quad are coming to terms with their new-found ‘second sight’.
They have a handle on the ghosts and ghouls, but the rest of London’s supernatural underworld is still scarily unknown.
When a seemingly invisible murderer kills a top cabinet minister in mysterious circumstances, the team knows this is a case for them.
Attempts to learn more about this mysterious figure are hampered when their chief detective goes missing, and a core member of their team becomes more focussed on bringing her father back to life than finding their missing detective.
Soon the team seems to be falling apart as each member pursues their own interests. Throw in an ancient and vengeful spirit and a Rat King, and their mission soon becomes a trip to Hell – literally…