WorldCat Identities

Green, Simon R. 1955-

Overview
Works: 353 works in 1,070 publications in 9 languages and 27,765 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Detective and mystery stories, English  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories, English  Noir fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Spy stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PR6107.R44, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon R Green
Deathstalker return by Simon R Green( Book )

116 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Empire threatened by a mysterious entity known as the Terror, Owen Deathstalker returns as foretold by prophecy to save the known world, leaving his descendant Lewish with the unenviable task of marshalling an army to destroy the dark legions of the madman who has unsurped the throne
The man with the golden torc by Simon R Green( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Drood is a secret agent against the dangerous supernatural. His family has helped protect humanity for ages, and now they've declared him rogue
The dark side of the road by Simon R Green( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishmael Jones is someone who can't afford to be noticed, someone who lives under the radar, who drives on the dark side of the road. He's employed to search out secrets, investigate mysteries and shine a light in dark places. Sometimes he kills people. Invited by his employer, the enigmatic Colonel, to join him and his family for Christmas, Ishmael arrives at the grand but isolated Belcourt Manor in the midst of a blizzard to find that the Colonel has mysteriously disappeared. As he questions his fellow guests, Ishmael concludes that at least one of them - not least Ishmael himself - is harbouring a dangerous secret, and that beneath the veneer of festive cheer lurk passion, jealousy, resentment and betrayal. As a storm sets in, sealing off the Manor from the rest of the world, Ishmael must unmask a ruthless murderer before they strike again
A hard day's knight by Simon R Green( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.I. John Taylor has a special talent for finding lost things in the dark and secret center of London known as the Nightside. He's also the reluctant owner of Excalibur, the legendary sword. To find out why he must wield the sword, John consults the Last Defenders of Camelot, a group of knights who dwell in a place that some find more frightening than the Nightside. London Proper. It's been years since John's been back--and there are good reasons for that
The unnatural inquirer by Simon R Green( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Taylor, a private detective with a special talent to locate anything or anyone, is hired to find a mysterious DVD purported to contain a recording of the afterlife by "The Unnatural Inquirer," a notorious gossip rag for the Nightside, a secret areain London
Daemons are forever by Simon R Green( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Drood's clan has been watching mankind's back for ages. And now he's in charge of the whole kit and caboodle. But it's not going to be an easy gig ... During World War II, the Droods made a pact with some nasty buggers from another dimension known as the Loathly Ones, which they needed to fight the Nazis. But once the war was over, the Loathly Ones decided that they liked this world too much to leave. Now it's up to Eddie to make things very uncomfortable for them--or watch everything humanity holds dear go up in smoke
The good, the bad, and the uncanny by Simon R Green( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things were going so well for P.I. John Taylor, that it was only a matter of time before everything hit the fan. Walker, the powerful, ever-present, never-to-be-trusted agent who runs the Nightside on behalf of The Authorities, is dying. And he wants John to be his successor--a job that comes with more baggage, and more enemies, than anyone can possibly imagine
The bride wore black leather by Simon R Green( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Taylor is marrying Suzie Shooter, the Nightside's most fearsome bounty hunter. But before he can walk down the aisle he has one more case to solve as a private eye--a case that has him on the run, with his bride-to-be looking to collect the bounty on his head
For heaven's eyes only : a secret histories novel by Simon R Green( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of the Drood Matriarch, the family finds itself vulnerable to evil. This time, it's a Satanic Conspiracy that could throw humanity directly into the clutches of the Biggest of the Bads
From hell with love : a secret histories novel by Simon R Green( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's no walk in the park for a Drood, a member of the family that has protected humanity from the things that go bump in the night for centuries. Now their Matriarch is dead, and it's up to Eddie Drood, acting head of the family, to figure out whodunit
The spy who haunted me by Simon R Green( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Drood's evil-stomping skills have come to the attention of the legendary Alexander King, Independent Agent extraordinaire. The best of the best, King spent a lifetime working for anyone and everyone, doing anything and everything, for the right price. Now, he's on his deathbed and looking to bestow all of his priceless secrets to a successor, provided he or she wins a contest to solve the world's greatest mysteries. Eddie has to win, because King holds the most important secret of all to the Droods--the identity of the traitor in their midst
Just another judgement day by Simon R Green( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this urban noir fantasy with a paranormal gunfight at the OK Corral showdown, private investigator John Taylor aims to stop the invincible Walking Man who has come to clean up Nightside, a city invisible within London, by killing sinners regardless of their crimes against the Lord
Live and let Drood by Simon R Green( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The name is Bond, Shaman Bond. Better known as Drood, Eddie Drood. Yes, I'm one of those Droods--the family who've been keeping the forces of evil contained in the shadows for as long as humans have walked the earth. Recently I suffered a slight case of death, but thanks to Molly, my best girl (who happens to be a powerful witch), I got over that right quick. Unfortunately my family wasn't so lucky. In my absence, Drood Hall was destroyed and all my relatives were killed. Which left me as the last of the Droods. I didn't much like being the last Drood, I can tell you--and then I realized that things weren't as they seemed. Someone had activated a dimensional engine, sending my Drood Hall off to an alternate Earth, replacing it with a burnt-out doppelgänger. My family is still alive out there. Somewhere. And nothing's going to stop me from finding them ..."--
Property of a lady faire : a Secret Histories novel by Simon R Green( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Secret Histories novels deliver "a terrific, adventurous blend of genres ... [and] high-octane heroism," (SFRevu) wrapped up in a thrilling and dangerous supernatural world that only New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green could dream up ... Call me Drood, Eddie Drood. Some know me as Shaman Bond and most simply don't want to know me at all. For centuries, my family has been keeping the things that lurk on the darker side of existence as far away as possible from humans like you, without you even knowing we're there. Unfortunately for us, not everybody appreciates what we Droods do. Recently, I personally managed to survive yet another attempt on my life, but the rest of my relatives weren't so lucky. My parents are missing in action. My grandfather has been murdered. And the future of my family lies in the iron grasp of the Lady Faire, an incredibly seductive, mysterious, and powerful being. She possesses an ancient object that can save them. I have to steal it from her. Easy enough to say, difficult-and very, very dangerous-to do ..."--
Drinking midnight wine by Simon R Green( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bookstore owner Toby Dexter follows an enigmatic and beautiful woman who had been riding the same train through a mysterious door that leads to a strange new world, Mysterie, and into a series of fantastical adventures
Casino Infernale : a Secret Histories novel by Simon R Green( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaman Bond and his witch girlfriend attend an annual gambling gala sponsored by a shady bank involved in supernatural crime in an attempt to bring it down in the latest installment of the series following Live and Let Drood
From a drood to a kill by Simon R Green( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some call me Shaman Bond, but I was born Eddie Drood, the latest in a long line of folks who chase monsters out of closets for a living to keep humanity safe from all that is dark, demonic, and just downright evil. Needless to say, we've made our fair share of enemies over the centuries and made some questionable bargains. In exchange for the power to fight the forces of darkness, my parents signed over their souls. They're not the only ones who've made deals with Heaven, Hell, and every otherworldly realm in between, but now the bill's due for several big names in the supernatural community. Including my girl, Molly. She, my parents, and other major players have been kidnapped so they'll pay up or participate in the "Big Game." The rules are simple, get from one side of the pocket dimension to the other and kill your competitors. The winner's debt is paid in full, and the losers get themselves permanently lost, body and soul, forever. To save my loved ones, I've got to become a ringer in this deadly contest that's undoubtedly rigged by the Powers That Be"--
Something from the nightside by Simon R Green( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Taylor uses his gift as a child of the Nightside to help people find lost things, but when Joanna Barrett asks for his help finding her runaway daughter, Taylor is forced to return to the nightmares of his past to bring the girl home
Nightingale's lament by Simon R Green( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Nightside, the hidden heart of London where it's always 3 AM, Detective John Taylor must find an elusive singer known as The Nightingale. 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. But to catch the swift-winged Nightingale, he'll have to hear the deadly music--and survive
Agents of light and darkness by Simon R Green( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working in Nightside, the dark underworld beneath the streets of London, John Taylor, gifted with the ability of finding things that are lost, is determined to locate The Unholy Grail--the cup, rife with power and corruption, that Judas drank from at the Last Supper--before it falls into the wrong hands
 
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Alternative Names
Green S.R. 1955-

Green, Simon 1955-

Green, Simon Richard 1955-

Grin, Saĭmon 1955-

Simon R. Green Brits schrijver

Simon R. Green englischer SF- und Fantasy-Autor

Simon Richard Green

Грин С. 1955-

Грин, Саймон

Саймън Грийн

グリーン, サイモン・R

賽門·葛林

Languages
English (247)

French (19)

Czech (17)

Chinese (15)

German (12)

Spanish (6)

Persian (4)

Russian (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
The man with the golden torcA hard day's knightThe unnatural inquirerDaemons are foreverThe good, the bad, and the uncannyThe bride wore black leatherFor heaven's eyes only : a secret histories novelFrom hell with love : a secret histories novel