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Long regarded as an anachronism, the Peculiar Crimes Unit is to be disbanded. For octogenarian detectives Arthur Bryant and John May, it seems retirement is now the only option. But then a headless body is found in a freezer, and a suspicious, gigantic figure has been spotted - dressed in deerskin and sporting antlers made of knives. It looks like the PCU are back in business...

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Debbie | 2/19/2014

    " Not the best of this series, but quite humorous at parts and overall satisfying. Peculiar Crimes Unit have been dissolved and Bryant and May get the old team together to solve a series of crimes in which bodies turn up without their heads. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shannon | 2/18/2014

    " Fowler last left off with his PCU unit being disbanded but here, they are brought back temporarily to help solve a series of crimes that, on their face, appear to be connected because of the MO. There's far more Bryant here but actually even more of the supporting characters - Janice, Meera, Land, Faraday. I do really like how Fowler weaves history, myth and legend into his stories but in the end, the motivations are the usual...greed, mental instability, or the like. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kimberli | 2/17/2014

    " Once again a great installment in the Bryant and May escapades. I just love those old guys. Next in series out in hardcover and there's rumors it may be the final, final one. I'll miss them when the go. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindie | 2/10/2014

    " Just fabulous series for lovers of English mysteries with a screwy twist. Every one is a gem. I buy every book in this series. Awesome. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Petra Willemse | 2/10/2014

    " I actually thought this was one of the series that might be attractive to a wider audience. Yes, it includes a love story, but it also focuses less on the supernatural and more on the crimes. I love Bryant and May, so I was happy to follow them. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Macjest | 2/4/2014

    " Well, I thought that since the unit had finally gotten the shaft, things would settle down and they could concentrate on solving odd mysteries again. No such luck. Now they're trying to put everything together. I miss the easiness of the first book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 M | 1/21/2014

    " Another great yarn about the PCU; And an ending that leads where? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mskarla | 1/18/2014

    " My rating is really 3.5. Not his best in this series, but still pretty darned good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 1/12/2014

    " This series is always enjoyably quirky but sometimes the detailed, twisted plots can be exhausting. Still, the interaction between Bryant and May (and their many cohorts) is too much fun to care. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Scilla | 1/6/2014

    " A member of the disbanded Peculiar Crimes unit finds a headless body and then a woman is carried off by a man wearing antlers of knives. The PCU is reinstated and off to solve a murder with evidence of mythology, construction corruption, and WWII bombing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mark | 12/31/2013

    " Normally I fly through English procedurals, especially this author, but Im slogged in the middle. Unlike his previous books, Fowler disspelled any notion of the supernatural early on and spends a great deal of time on the paperwork to reconstiture the unit. Just tough to get through this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tori | 12/19/2013

    " A Clever mystery--as always. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janette | 12/4/2013

    " This one was fun, not too complicated, but still a little crazy. I enjoyed it! Now I have read them all, hoping for the new one to come. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynne | 11/19/2013

    " Interesting mystery with lots of history. A little hard to get into, it didn't grab my attention right off. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 8/15/2013

    " I was happy to read another story from the Peculiar Crimes Unit. I learned more about the history of the Kings Cross area of London along the way. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sian Jones | 3/13/2013

    " With Bryant and May, we do seem to circle endlessly around the same old propositions. There is a distinct lack of progress along an emotional through-line for the main characters. But the elaboration of that same old path still charms. Plus, more hidden London! Yay! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lauren | 11/3/2012

    " This is the first Peculiar Crimes Unit book I've read but it certainly won't be the last. It definitely made me want to read the whole series. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sorcha | 7/22/2012

    " Couldn't finish it. Maybe I need to start the series from the beginning to appreciate the characters... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Luke | 7/18/2012

    " The Particular Crimes Unit has been disbanded, but is called back to do one more case without any official sanction or support. They face a criminal who might be their worst enemy yet, and the ending leaves it open that he will be back. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 4/27/2012

    " Great series of books. This is another good one. They don't necessarily need to be read in order, but it may help with some of the background. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Greg | 2/29/2012

    " Interesting use of historical data but I did not like the "to be continued" ending "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Leslie | 1/22/2012

    " Not my favorite PCU, but a decent airplane read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary Lou | 1/3/2012

    " These are fun to read, but this one included a lot of interesting information about the ancient history of the site of London. Very intriguing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andy Stefany | 11/29/2011

    " Fowler does it again! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dolanite | 10/4/2011

    " Good. Will read more from this series. funny, chilling and thrilling. I read this one out of order (it's my first) due to some hacking on the authors now non-existent site for this series. Will be picking up from the start next go round. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ron | 8/8/2011

    " The PCU is back on a case of missing heads, mythology and city building. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angie | 8/3/2011

    " Another gripping installment. Bit of a cliff hanger. Can't wait for the next! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angie | 4/19/2011

    " Another gripping installment. Bit of a cliff hanger. Can't wait for the next! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jason | 2/25/2011

    " WTF? Mr. Fox escaped at the end?!!!!!!! SO not okay with that! Again-Mr. Fowler amazes with his ability to engorge his mysteries with an amazing amount of history, while keeping everything humorous, yet tense. I just love this series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Psirene | 1/1/2011

    " How did I end up reading number7? I throughly enjoyed these eccentric London detectives. Story is set in modern day London. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cynthia | 10/6/2010

    " Fun and interesting, like all the books in this series. But kind of lacking in plot and character development. But fun nonetheless. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jana | 8/11/2010

    " I loved reading about these great characters again-frustrated by the ending and waiting now for the next one for sure! What a sad ending for Bryant! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynne | 8/2/2010

    " Interesting mystery with lots of history. A little hard to get into, it didn't grab my attention right off. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kimberli | 7/13/2010

    " Once again a great installment in the Bryant and May escapades. I just love those old guys. Next in series out in hardcover and there's rumors it may be the final, final one. I'll miss them when the go. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carmen | 5/18/2010

    " Bryant and May are brought back from unwelcome retirement to solve a case of murders and a man who is masquerading as a stag. The murder victims have been beheaded and buried separately. And solve it they do, while exploring the pagan origins of St. Pancreas in London. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ron | 4/26/2010

    " The PCU is back on a case of missing heads, mythology and city building. "

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About the Author
Author Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, London. He is the multi-award-winning author of thirty novels and twelve short story collections, and the author of the Bryant & May mystery novels. His first bestseller was Roofworld. Subsequent novels include Spanky, Disturbia, Psychoville, and Calabash. He spent many years working in film. He has written comedy and drama for BBC radio, including Radio One’s first broadcast drama in 2005. He writes for the Financial Times, London’s Independent, Black Static magazine, and many others. His graphic novel for DC Comics was the critically acclaimed Menz Insana. His short story “The Master Builder” became a feature film entitled Through the Eyes of a Killer, starring Tippi Hedren and Marg Helgenberger. He is the winner of the Edge Hill Prize and the Last Laugh Award. After living in the USA and France, he is now married and lives in King’s Cross, London, and Barcelona, Spain.