The New Bryant & May
This is the cover of the new Bryant & May novel, out in May, and here’s the full synopsis:
BRYANT & MAY 15: WILD CHAMBER
In which Mr May Takes A Walk In The Park
And Mr Bryant Gets Lost In The Wilderness
Our story begins at the end of an investigation, as the members of the Peculiar Crimes Unit race to catch a killer near London Bridge Station in the rain, not realising that they’re about to cause a bizarre accident just yards away from the crime scene. The accident will have repercussions for them all…
One year later, in an exclusive London crescent, a woman walks her dog – but she’s being watched. When she’s found dead the Peculiar Crimes Unit is called in to investigate. Why? Because the method of death is odd, the gardens are locked, the killer had no way in or out and the dog has disappeared.
At first it looks like a typical case for Bryant & May, but further mysteries surround the victim – a missing husband, a lost nanny and a killer who could strike again…
Arthur Bryant investigates the hidden history of London’s ‘wild chambers’ – its extraordinary parks and gardens, while John May and his staff (now with a new member) find they’ve caused a national scandal. If no-one is safe then all of London’s open spaces must be shut at night, and that may be just what an ambitious politician with an agenda wants…
With the members of the PCU placed under house arrest, only Arthur Bryant remains free – but can one old codger catch the criminal and save the unit before it’s too late?
I haven’t edited or proofed the book yet but it’s up on Amazon. I think this is the longest novel in the series.