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Alex Grecian

Biography

Alex Grecian

Alex Grecian is the nationally bestselling author of THE YARD, THE BLACK COUNTRY and THE DEVIL'S WORKSHOP, as well as of the long-running and critically acclaimed graphic novel series Proof and new series Rasputin. THE YARD was nominated for the Barry Award and the Strand Magazine Critics’ Award, and was named one of the 2012’s best 10 crime novels by Kirkus Reviews. THE BLACK COUNTRY was nominated for several awards, including the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association Dilys Award and the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion. THE DEVIL'S WORKSHOP was named to Suspense Magazine’s best-of-year list. Grecian lives in the Midwest with his wife and son.

Books by Alex Grecian

by Alex Grecian - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Many changes have happened to the Murder Squad. Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith loses his job and sets up his own private detective agency. Inspector Walter Day has been missing for a year, and there is a strong suspicion that Saucy Jack has him. Hammersmith has made finding Day his primary case, and he has company: a pair of bounty hunters  --- a man and woman --- who Hammersmith gradually comes to realize they are not what they seem.

by Alex Grecian - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

When London discovered that Jack the Ripper was back, it sent Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad into chaos. But now it is even worse. There are two of them. When the Harvest Man begins killing, carving people’s faces off their skulls, the men of the Yard know they need Inspector Walter Day to find him before more families are murdered. Meanwhile, Saucy Jack is playing his own games --- and when the two killers come together, the men of the Yard may never be the same.

by Alex Grecian - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith and the rest of Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. During the escape, the killers have stumbled upon the location of another notorious murderer, one thought gone for good but now prepared to join forces with them.

by Alex Grecian - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

When a well-known family goes missing in a small English village in the British Midlands, Scotland Yard gets a call. Believing it to be an easily solved case, Inspector Day and Sergeant Hammersmith hope to be back on the train to London in a day or two. What they encounter is anything but expected, and the case is anything but easily solved. Secrets are buried deep and are well-protected in the small village of Blackhampton.

by Alex Grecian - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only 12 detectives --- known as “The Murder Squad” --- to investigate countless murders every month. But no one can anticipate the brutal murder of one of their own...one of the 12.