The Bride Wore Black Leather Nightside Bk 12, Simon R. Green. (Hardcover )
And now it seems I'm settling down, with a full-time job in addition to my work as a very private eye as Walker-the new Voice of the Authorities in the Nightside-and a wedding in the offing. I'm marrying the love of my life, Suzie Shooter, the Nightside's most fearsome bounty-hunter. But nothing comes easy here. Not life. Not death.
And for certain, not happily-ever-after. Before I can say 'I do,' I have one more case to solve as a private eye-and my first assignment as Walker. And if my bride-to-be weren't out to collect the bounty on my head It makes me sad to know that it's all over but it was a great experience. The Secret History novels are similar to this but it's not the same without John Taylor.
Razor Eddie, Punk God of the Straight Razor, is rumored to have gone to the Street of the Gods to make a deal with some unknown deity for all the evil he had done, and came back changed. The Nightside series was completed when the twelfth book was released in January Green - Wikipedia. Dark, cynical, and humorous, the books offer an adventure into the Nightside, where classic pulp PI novels blend with fantasy and science fiction.
The novels also contain references to various folklore and iconic world literature. The series itself takes place in a fictional inner city area of London known as the Nightside. The Nightside experiences perpetual night "it's always 3am". The Nightside itself is contained within London, yet is significantly larger than London itself. Though access to the Nightside is hidden, it does experience a steady stream of tourists from the "normal world".
Join Kobo & start eReading today
This now-complete twelve-volume series features magical investigator John Taylor, who tracks down cases in the shadowy Nightside version of London. This series draws heavily on mythology and history to illustrate just how far and how far-out urban fantasy can stretch itself.
- Solving polynomial equation systems I: the Kronecker-Duval philosophy?
- Luna Marine: Book Two of the Heritage Trilogy.
- Die Funktion des Orgasmu;
- Shopping Cart.
- Post-war British Drama: Looking Back in Gender;
- Join our email club...;
Merlin is buried beneath a bar called Strangefellows, the God of the Hunt is a homeless dude with antlers, Angels are bad, bad news, and John Taylor himself has some major family secrets stretching back to Eden. John Taylor, the protagonist, describes the Nightside as "a place where dreams come true and nightmares come alive. Where one can buy anything, often at the price of your soul Where the music never stops and the fun never ends". Numerous seemingly impossible services or goods are available such as albums from alternative time-lines e.
A number of characters identified within the series are "refugees" displaced by timeslips. The appearance of timeslips is generally, though not always, unpredictable and unplanned.
- Contesting Agriculture: Cooperativism and Privatization in the New Eastern Germany (S U N Y Series in the Anthropolgy of Work)?
- Songs Without Words, bk. 2, op. 30, no. 6 (Venetian Gondola Song).
- The Bride Wore Black Leather (Nightside Series #12).
- Nightside series | Urban Fantasy Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia.
- The Bride Wore Black Leather (Nightside, book 12) by Simon R Green?
- The Bride Wore Black Leather (Nightside Series #12) by Simon R. Green, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®!
- The Bride Wore Black Leather.
The Nightside is overseen by The Authorities , a committee whose members are largely unknown which makes rules, policy, and decisions concerning what is allowed to happen within the realm. The Authorities' decisions are enforced by their Agent or " The Man " , who among other equipment and abilities is given The Voice , a way of issuing vocal commands which no human can refuse.
At the beginning of the first book this position is held by Walker.
John Taylor — The main character of the series, John possesses the ability to locate anything with a supernatural ability he refers to as his "private eye". This allows him several secondary abilities, such as disrupting magical forces and wards by finding and removing the lynch-pins that hold them together. He later learns to relocate certain objects, such as unloading enemy weapons at a distance, removing cavity fillings, or removing the air from someone's lungs.
Taylor is the son of Lilith, who first created the Nightside. This fact has made Taylor a primary target for many powerful forces e. Suzie Shooter — The Nightside's most dangerous bounty hunter, named for her trademark pump-action shotgun. Known for bringing back her bounties dead because, as she always puts it, "it takes less paperwork". Later in the series, she reveals to John that her older brother raped her and made her pregnant when she was a teenager, forcing her to have an abortion. After she murdered her brother, she disappeared into the Nightside.
Later in the series she and Taylor become lovers. Or, in Source Mode: copy-paste rows. Bio : Simon Richard Green is a British science fiction and fantasy-author. His first publication was in His Deathstalker series is partly a parody of the usual space-opera of the s, told with sovereign disregard of the rules of probability, while being at the same time extremely bloodthirsty. Green Author of Something from the Nightside. That's why he's been hired to descend into the Nightside, an otherworldly realm in the center of London where fantasy and reality share renting space and the sun never shines.
A quest for the Unholy Grail-the goblet from which Judas drank at the Last Supper-takes private eye John Taylor deep into the secret, magical heart of London Her silken voice has inexplicably lured many a fan to suicide--and Taylor is determined to stop her, before the whole neighborhood falls under her trance.