Crime and Historical Novelist
THE SILENT BOY - now available in the UK from HarperCollins
‘Taylor’s mastery of plot and character show to great effect in a story that has a depth few other historical crime novels can match’ - Sunday Times
‘a pitch-perfect mystery’ - Guardian
‘this book... is every bit as fine [as] anything by Hilary Mantel, say, or Rose Tremain... utterly gripping, extremely well executed and suspenseful to the last’ - Spectator
‘Taylor is a wonder’ - Financial Times
‘this beautifully written drama is a model of historical fiction... Highly recommended’ - Literary Review
Winner of the CWA Historical Dagger
The Scent of Death - now published in the US
‘a fresh and surprisingly provocative perspective on a decisive chapter of American history’ - The New York Times
New York City, 1778-80, during the American Revolution, a place where loyalty is a commodity that can be bought and sold.
The Scratch, my third Kindle Single, is a novella about post-traumatic stress, the Forest of Dean and the strangeness of cats.