Books by Peter Guttridge

Peter Guttridge is the author of the highly acclaimed Nick Madrid satirical crime fiction series. He is the Observer's crime fiction reviewer and the Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at Southampton University. He runs regular writing workshops and chair


THE DEVIL'S MOON by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Guttridge's fourth dispatch from Brighton features many of the same characters as the first three (The Thing Itself, 2012, etc.) but is more cerebral and slower paced. In its own different way, however, it's just as literate and exciting."
Brighton, England, is home to a number of offbeat religions, including a group of devil worshipers. Read full book review >
THE THING ITSELF by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Guttridge's third Brighton thriller is so well-written that it would be well worth your time even if it were not such a darkly brilliant mystery."
An ice-cold case heats up. Read full book review >
THE LAST KING OF BRIGHTON by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 1, 2011

The reason for a brutal present-day crime near Brighton, England, lies in the past. Read full book review >
CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"Be prepared for a long night. Guttridge (Cast Adrift, 2005, etc.) combines period mystery, police procedure and noir in a fascinating tale whose only blemish is that you'll have to wait for the next in the series for its resolution.

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A 2009 massacre in Brighton, England, may be linked to the notorious trunk murder of 1934. Read full book review >