A number of influential
South Korean nationals are committing suicide on UK soil. In all cases
they seem to simply drop whatever they're doing and swiftly - almost
vacantly - end their own lives. An electronics importer falls from the
top floor of his high-rise office, the ambassador to the UK shoots his
chauffeur and drives his own car off London Bridge, an actor sets fire
to himself during a movie premiere...
August and Toby investigate and slowly uncover the ancient force of the Rain-Soaked Bride, a ghostly spirit of vengeance that drags her enemies to their deaths.
Once summoned the spirit cannot be dismissed until it takes the life it is charged with, it will be unstoppable in its pursuit of the mortal it has in its sights. Unfortunately, after getting too close to the source of the spirit, that mortal is now Toby Greene.
Guy Adams is the author of the best-selling Rules of Modern Policing: 1973 Edition, a spoof police manual 'written' by DCI Gene Hunt of Life On Mars. Published by Transworld, it has sold over 120,000 copies and led to two sequels: The Future of Modern Policing: 1981 Edition and The Wit and Wisdom of Gene Hunt.
Guy has also written two Torchwood novels, The House That Jack Built and The Men Who Sold the World for BBC Books; and The Case Notes of Sherlock Holmes, a fictional facsimile of a scrapbook kept by Doctor John Watson. This was published in 2009 by Carlton Books in association with the Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the writer's birth. Two brand new Sherlock Holmes novels, ... (more)
He has adapted three classic Hammer Horror movies for Hammer Books. Kronos, Hands of the Ripper and Countess Dracula.
Guy is also the author of the fantasy novels The World House and its sequel Restoration, published by Angry Robot.
Currently he is working on a series of Weird Westerns for Solaris Books, The Heaven's Gate Chronicles will roll in 2013 with the first volume The Good, the Bad and the Infernal.