Books by Jon Courtenay Grimwood and Complete Book Reviews

Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Bantam Spectra $12 (384p) ISBN 978-0-553-58743-2
In this clever first book of a trilogy that blends alternative SF and hard-boiled mystery from British author Grimwood (Lucifer's Dragon , etc.), ZeeZee, who has spent his youth largely in boarding schools and in trouble, is also Ashraf al-Mansur
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Night Shade $14.95 (259p) ISBN 978-1-59780-078-5
G rimwood, best known for his alternate-history Arabesk trilogy (Effendi , etc.), manages a new wrinkle on a classic noir plot line with this intriguing paranormal mystery. San Francisco police sergeant Bobby Zha refuses to accept the department'
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Bantam Spectra $12 (362p) ISBN 978-0-553-38377-5
Grimwood stumbles in this ambitious SF stand-alone, which falls short of the high mark set by his Arabesk trilogy (Pashazade , etc.), hard-boiled mysteries set in a near-future where the Ottoman Empire still exists. Grimwood alternates between the...
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Bantam Spectra $12 (432p) ISBN 978-0-553-58744-9
In the entertaining second entry in Grimwood's Arabesk trilogy (after Pashazade ), Ashraf Bey is now the chief of detectives in the fictional Middle Eastern city of El Iskandryia, located in an alternate future where the Ottoman Empire still...
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Orbit, $14.99 trade paper (432p) ISBN 978-0-316-07439-1
Grimwood shifts from alternate reality SF (End of the World Blues) to alternate history fantasy, exploring a Renaissance Venice in which witches, werewolves, and vampires get drawn into the inevitable court intrigues. When a raid on a Turkish ship...
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Bantam Spectra $12 (348p) ISBN 978-0-553-58996-2
Straightforward explanations and linear plotting are in short supply in this stand-alone novel; rather, Grimwood's latest tale reads as if Kurt Vonnegut were writing manga for the producers of Doctor Who . The story starts in near-future Tokyo,
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Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Author . Bantam Spectra $12 (357p) ISBN 978-0-553-38378-2
Grimwood's third Arabesk novel, like its predecessors, Pashazade and Effendi , skillfully blends a hard-boiled whodunit with SF and alternate history. In the Arabesk universe, where the Ottoman Empire still exists, twisted political intrigues...
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