Bryant & May’s Bumper Year
Coming in August is the last book in my current Bryant & May contract, ‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’. I’ve now delivered it, and it’s a little longer than usual, with a fair number of surprises. And as a bonus for regular readers, plenty of in-jokes. Plus I’ve got a couple of new characters who I’ll be using again if I get renewed.
Over the past ten years Transworld and Random House have shown extraordinary loyalty to the series, despite setbacks from deadbeat TV commissioners and a total lack of interest from French publishers, who always carried my work. It’s partly as a thank-you that Keith Page and I have finished ‘The Bryant & May Casebook’, which contains two stories, ‘The Soho Devil’ and ‘The Severed Claw’, and a host of extras including all of Keith’s alternative covers, the collected contents of Mr Bryant’s bookshelves and a sketch gallery.
What next – a musical?