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Clockwork City (#2 Delphic Division)

Paul Crilley

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Hodder & Stoughton
10 July 2018
Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Fantasy; Urban Fantasy; Detective Fantasy; Vampires Fantasy
The fog-choked sequel to Poison City, about which Claire North raves, 'Rarely has policing the apocalypse been so awesome!'

Cop. Drunkard. Low-grade magic user. My name is Gideon Tau, but most people just call me London. (Because that's where I'm from. Get it? Hilarious.)

Three years ago, someone killed my daughter. I sacrificed everything (the human race included) to learn his name - and then had to allow that knowledge to be erased from my mind in order to save the world I'd doomed. Fantastic.

Now I have to start over from scratch, and who do I have to help me find my daughter's killer? The reanimated corpse of my boss, a low-rent P.I. who's heavily into conspiracy theories, and my alcoholic, foul-mouthed demonic sidekick dog.

Our journey will take us from Durban, South Africa to London, England, where we'll have to contend with Fae gangs fighting for territory, the murder-suicide of two Delphic agents and the seven deadly sins.

Oh, and did I mention planning a heist to break into the most secure bank in Faerie? Because that's on the agenda too. And if we fail? An ancient horned god will destroy London. (The city, not me. Although, to be fair, I don't think I'll survive either.)
By:   Paul Crilley
Imprint:   Hodder & Stoughton
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 199mm,  Width: 164mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   224g
ISBN:   9781473631670
ISBN 10:   147363167X
Series:   Delphic Division
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   10 July 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Paul Crilley is a Scotsman adrift in South Africa and has been writing professionally for the past 17 years. In that time he has worked on over thirteen television shows, one of which was nominated for an international Emmy award. He has worked with Fox Television, written ten novels, worked on five computer games, and is currently making his way in the comic book field. (He conceptualized the entire story and wrote three issues of the six issue comic book mini-series, X-Files: Conspiracy, where he had to come up with a story that brought The Transformers, Ghostbusters, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Crow into one coherent story. He recently completed an X-Files novella and a Hardy Boys novel. Poison City is his debut adult novel.

Reviews for Clockwork City (#2 Delphic Division)

an early Tarantino version of an urban fantasy... The war is coming, says the cover; given this first battle, it's going to be one hell of a ride * Starburst on POISON CITY * Steeped in sun, sin, whiskey and magic, I devoured Poison City. Rarely has policing the impending apocalypse been so awesome. Sequel now! * Claire North, author of THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST on POISON CITY * A hugely entertaining tale of magic cops, shady monsters and terrifying gods... It's a huge amount of fun * SFX * An early Tarantino version of an urban fantasy... The war is coming, says the cover; given this first battle, it's going to be one hell of a ride. * Starburst on POISON CITY * A sarcastic, demon-fighting cop with magic dragon tattoos and an alcoholic talking dog as a sidekick... Poison City is everything you never knew you wanted in a book. Buy it now! * Krysten Ritter on POISON CITY * Steeped in sun, sin, whiskey and magic, I devoured Poison City. Rarely has policing the impending apocalypse been so awesome. Sequel now! * Claire North on POISON CITY * Crilley's magical world ain't kid stuff. If you like your spellcraft dangerous, exhilarating, and chillingly double-edged, look no further. * Becky Chambers, author of THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL, ANGRY PLANET on POISON CITY * Blazes with pace and wit - Crilley has produced a real page turner * Ed McDonald, author of BLACKWING *


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