Books by Jake Arnott

THE HOUSE OF RUMOUR by Jake Arnott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 2013

"A novel that combines the pleasures of genre fiction and the thematic richness of literary fiction, while blurring the line between the two and exploding the very concept of genre."
An audaciously ambitious novel that takes great creative risks and, against considerable odds, makes most of them pay dividends. Read full book review >
TRUECRIME by Jake Arnott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"The big buildup leads to the big letdown."
A thriller that promises something new ends up delivering something old. Read full book review >
HE KILLS COPPERS by Jake Arnott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Jim Thompson, James Ellroy—and Arnott in his first novel—have all done it better."
The London criminal underground that was such an ebullient presence in Arnott's terrific debut, The Long Firm (1999), is likewise the setting and subject of this ambitious but disappointing successor. Read full book review >
THE LONG FIRM by Jake Arnott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"And don't miss the miniseries."
British writer Arnott's ingeniously constructed first novel, set in the criminal world of London's West End and reminiscent of such recent films as The Long Good Friday and The Krays, is in fact already being made into a five-part BBC-TV miniseries. Read full book review >