White Corridor

White Corridor

By Christopher Fowler

Bantam, Paperback, 9780553588323, 339pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2008

Description
It's the classic locked-room mystery a member of the Peculiar Crimes Unit killed inside a sealed morgue populated only by the dead and to which only four PCU members had a key. To make matters worse, the Unit has been shut down for a forced vacation, and Bryant and May are stuck in a van in the Dartmoor countryside during a freak snowstorm. Now they ll have to crack the case by cell phone while trying to stop a second murder without freezing to death. For among the line of trapped vehicles, a killer is on the prowl, a beautiful woman is on the run, and an innocent child is caught in the middle .


About the Author
Born in Greenwich, London, Christopher Fowler has written for film, television, radio, graphic novels, and for national newspapers. Fowler is the multi-award winning author of more than thirty novels and ten short-story collections, including the lauded Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery novels. In 2010 he was nominated for eight national book awards. He is a regular columnist for both UK The Independent on Sunday and the Financial Times.


Praise For White Corridor

“Blending humor and brilliant detection.... Fowler shows himself to be a master of the ‘impossible crime’ tale.... Excellent.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Sherlock Holmes meets Inspector Clouseau in this mordant, award-winning series in which Fowler gleefully skewers religious zealots and government officials alike."—Booklist, starred review

“Chris Fowler is a master of the classical form.” —New York Times Book Review

“Ingenious.” —Denver Post