Crime and Historical Novelist
THE SILENT BOY - 4 September: Forest of Dean launch at the splendidly independent Forest Bookshop, Coleford, 6.30pm onwards; click for details.
‘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
‘this book... is every bit as fine [as] anything by Hilary Mantel, say, or Rose Tremain... It is utterly gripping, extremely well executed and suspenseful to the last’ - Spectator
Winner of the CWA Historical Dagger
The Scent of Death - US publication 14 October.
New York City, 1778-80, during the American Revolution, a place where loyalty is a commodity that can be bought and sold.
‘Mesmeric’ - The Times
The Scratch, my third Kindle Single, will be published later this year, a novella about Post-Traumatic Stress, the Forest of Dean and the other-worldly qualities of cats.