Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, England on March 26th, 1953 and passed away at the age of 69 on March 2nd, 2023.

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Christopher Fowler Stats: The highest rated book by Christopher Fowler on Book Notification is London's Glory, a Collection. The second-highest rated book is Hall of Mirrors (Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit #17).

The most read book by Christopher Fowler on Book Notification is Full Dark House, the first novel in the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit series. The second most read book is Seventy-Seven Clocks (Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit #3).

Below is a complete list of Christopher Fowler books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Christopher Fowler is the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit Series.

List of Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.3
Full Dark House
2003
2
8
The Water Room
2004
3
6.5
Seventy-Seven Clocks
2005
4
6.3
Ten Second Staircase
2006
5
7
White Corridor
2007
6
7
The Victoria Vanishes
2008
7
8
Bryant & May on the Loose
2009
8
7.3
Off the Rails
2010
9
7.5
The Memory of Blood
2011
10
8
Bryant & May's Mystery Tour
2011
11
8
The Invisible Code
2012
12
8
The Bleeding Heart
2014
13
4
The Secret Santa
2015
14
8
The Burning Man
2015
15
8
Strange Tide
2016
16
7
Wild Chamber
2017
17
8
Hall of Mirrors
2018
18
7
The Lonely Hour
2019
19
England’s Finest
2019
20
9
Oranges and Lemons
2020
21
8
London Bridge Is Falling Down
2021

Bryant & May's Mystery Tour is a novella set between On the Loose and Off the Rails.

List of Bryant & May Collections in Publication Order

List of Bryant & May Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Bryant & May Companion Books in Publication Order

List of Hellion Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Roofworld
1988
2
Rune
1990
3
Red Bride
1992
4
Darkest Day
1993
5
Spanky
1994
6
Psychoville
1995
7
Disturbia
1997
8
Soho Black
1998
9
Calabash
2000
10
8
Plastic
2003
11
Breathe
2004
12
8
Hell Train
2011
13
Nyctophobia
2014
14
10
The Sand Men
2015
15
10
Hot Water
2022

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order (with James Oswald, with Jane Casey)

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Bureau of Lost Souls
1984
2
City Jitters
1986
3
More City Jitters
1988
4
Flesh Wounds
1989
5
Sharper Knives
1992
6
Personal Demons
1998
7
Uncut
1999
8
The Devil in Me
2001
9
Demonized
2004
10
Old Devil Moon
2007
11
Red Gloves
2011
12
Red Gloves Volume I & II
2011

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Bibliomysteries Books in Publication Order

A collection of short stories and novellas centered around the theme of books. Each story combines elements of mystery, crime, and suspense with a focus on books, libraries, bookstores, or the world of literature, involving various authors contributing to this intriguing and literary-focused series.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Book of Virtue (By: Ken Bruen)
2012
2
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By: C.J. Box)
2012
3
The Book Thing (By: Laura Lippman)
2012
4
The Book Case (By: Nelson DeMille)
2012
5
9
An Acceptable Sacrifice ( By: Jeffery Deaver)
2012
6
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By: William Link)
2012
7
The Final Testament (By: Peter Blauner)
2013
8
Rides a Stranger (By: David Bell)
2013
9
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By: Andrew Taylor)
2013
10
The Book of Ghosts ( By: Reed Farrel Coleman)
2013
11
10
The Compendium of Srem (By: F. Paul Wilson)
2014
12
What's in a Name? ( By: Thomas H. Cook)
2014
13
Remaindered (By: Peter Lovesey)
2014
14
The Sequel (By: R.L. Stine)
2014
15
The Gospel of Sheba (By: Lyndsay Faye)
2014
16
Book Club (By: Loren D. Estleman)
2014
17
The Nature of My Inheritance (By: Bradford Morrow)
2014
18
It's in the Book (By: Max Allan Collins, Mickey Spillane)
2014
19
The Scroll (By: Anne Perry)
2014
20
The Book of the Lion (By: Thomas Perry)
2015
21
The Little Men (By: Megan Abbott)
2015
22
Condor in the Stacks (By: James Grady)
2015
23
Mystery, Inc. (By: Joyce Carol Oates)
2015
24
Every Seven Years (By: Denise Mina)
2015
25
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart)
2015
26
8
The Travelling Companion ( By: Ian Rankin)
2016
27
Citadel (By: Stephen Hunter)
2016
28
8
Reconciliation Day
2016
29
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By: John Harvey)
2016
30
The Haze (By: James W. Hall)
2016
31
Hoodoo Harry (By: Joe R. Lansdale)
2017
32
The Pretty Little Box ( By: Charles Todd)
2018
33
Seven Years (By: Peter Robinson)
2018
34
The Hemingway Valise (By: Robert Butler)
2018
35
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By: Michael Koryta)
2018
36
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By: John Connolly)
2018
37
The Girl Who Did Say No (By: David Handler)
2020
38
The Traitor (By: Martin Edwards)
2022
39
The Dark Door (By: Lisa Unger)
2022
40
The Honeymoon Trap (By: Peter Swanson)
2022
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List of Bibliomysteries Series in Chronological Order

#ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Book of Virtue (By: Ken Bruen)
2012
2
The Scroll (By: Anne Perry)
2014
3
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By: C.J. Box)
2012
4
9
An Acceptable Sacrifice ( By: Jeffery Deaver)
2012
5
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By: William Link)
2012
6
Seven Years (By: Peter Robinson)
2018
7
The Book Thing (By: Laura Lippman)
2012
8
The Book of Ghosts ( By: Reed Farrel Coleman)
2013
9
Book Club (By: Loren D. Estleman)
2014
10
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By: Andrew Taylor)
2013
11
The Final Testament (By: Peter Blauner)
2013
12
Rides a Stranger (By: David Bell)
2013
13
What's in a Name? ( By: Thomas H. Cook)
2014
14
It's in the Book (By: Max Allan Collins, Mickey Spillane)
2014
15
The Nature of My Inheritance (By: Bradford Morrow)
2014
16
Remaindered (By: Peter Lovesey)
2014
17
10
The Compendium of Srem (By: F. Paul Wilson)
2014
18
The Gospel of Sheba (By: Lyndsay Faye)
2014
19
The Sequel (By: R.L. Stine)
2014
20
The Book of the Lion (By: Thomas Perry)
2015
21
The Little Men (By: Megan Abbott)
2015
23
Every Seven Years (By: Denise Mina)
2015
24
Citadel (By: Stephen Hunter)
2016
25
Condor in the Stacks (By: James Grady)
2015
26
Mystery, Inc. (By: Joyce Carol Oates)
2015
27
8
The Travelling Companion ( By: Ian Rankin)
2016
28
The Haze (By: James W. Hall)
2016
29
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By: John Harvey)
2016
30
8
Reconciliation Day
2016
31
Hoodoo Harry (By: Joe R. Lansdale)
2017
32
The Pretty Little Box ( By: Charles Todd)
2018
33
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By: John Connolly)
2018
34
The Hemingway Valise (By: Robert Butler)
2018
35
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By: Michael Koryta)
2018
36
The Book Case (By: Nelson DeMille)
2012
37
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart)
2015
38
The Girl Who Did Say No (By: David Handler)
2020
39
The Traitor (By: Martin Edwards)
2022
40
The Dark Door (By: Lisa Unger)
2022
41
The Honeymoon Trap (By: Peter Swanson)
2022
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List of Christopher Fowler Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Drabble II: Double Century
1990
2
The Mammoth Book of Vampires
1992
3
The Giant Book of Zombies
1993
4
Best New Horror 4
1993
5
The Mammoth Book of Zombies
1993
6
The Giant Book of Terror
1994
7
Best New Horror 5
1994
8
Dark Terrors
1995
9
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7
1996
10
Dark Terrors 3
1997
11
Destination Unknown
1997
12
Secret City
1997
13
Dark of the Night
1997
14
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 8
1997
15
The Mammoth Book of Dracula
1997
16
Dark Terrors 4
1998
17
Eleventh Annual Collection
1998
18
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9
1998
19
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10
1999
20
Dark Terrors 5
2000
21
Urban Gothic: Lacuna and Other Trips
2001
22
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #12
2001
23
Stranger: Dark Tales of Eerie Encounters
2002
24
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13
2002
25
Dark Terrors 6
2002
26
Fifteenth Annual Collection
2002
27
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection
2003
28
The Mammoth Book of New Terror
2004
29
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 15
2004
30
Shrouded by Darkness: Tales of Terror
2006
31
The British Fantasy Society: A Celebration
2006
32
Best New Horror 18
2007
33
Summer Chills
2007
34
The Mammoth Book of Monsters
2007
35
Best New Horror 19
2008
36
Best New Horror 20
2009
37
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 7
2010
38
The Sounds Of Crime
2010
39
Back from the Dead: The Legacy of the Pan Book of Horror Stories
2010
40
Zombie Apocalypse!
2010
41
The End of the Line
2010
42
Visitants
2010
43
Crimewave 11
2010
44
Haunts: Reliquaries of the Dead
2011
45
House of Fear
2011
46
Full Fathom Forty
2011
47
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three
2011
48
Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes
2011
49
Best New Horror 22
2011
50
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror
2012
51
Pandemonium: Stories of the Smoke
2012
52
Four For Fear
2012
53
Mammoth Books Presents Demonic Dreams
2012
54
Best New Horror 23
2012
55
Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane
2012
56
Dark World: Ghost Stories
2013
57
Fearie Tales
2013
58
Flotsam Fantastique: The Souvenir Book of World Fantasy Convention 2013
2013
59
Psychomania: Killer Stories
2013
60
Deadly Pleasures
2013
61
Kneeling in the Silver Light: Stories from the Great War
2014
62
Interzone 258, May-June 2015
2015
63
The Future of Horror
2015
64
The Monstrous
2015
65
Darker Terrors 7
2016
66
In the Footsteps of Dracula
2017
67
6
Invisible Blood
2019
68
The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror
2021
69
Body Shocks
2021
70
Reports from the Deep End
2023
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Christopher Fowler: Biography

Christopher Fowler was born on March 26th, 1953. Christopher passed away March 2nd, 2023 at 69 years old. Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, England.

Christopher Fowler was the author of the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit series which consists of 21 novels. The Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit series started in 2003 with the novel Full Dark House. The most recently released novel in the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit series was London Bridge Is Falling Down which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit series.

Christopher Fowler was shortlisted for the 2018 Dead Good Reader Award in The Holmes and Watson Award for Best Detective Duo category for his characters Arthur Bryant and John May.

Christopher Fowler: Awards & Accolades

Christopher Fowler won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Dagger in the Library Award, in 2015. Christopher Fowler was also nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Dagger in the Library Award, in 2013.

Christopher Fowler has won many awards including:

  • Wage Slaves won the British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, in 1998.
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2000.
  • Full Dark House won the British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award), in 2004.
  • American Waitress won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 2004.
  • Breathe won the British Fantasy Award, Best Novella, in 2005.
  • Old Devil Moon won the British Fantasy Award, Best Collection, in 2008.
  • Best New Horror 20 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2010.
  • Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2013.

The following novels by Christopher Fowler were also nominated for these awards:

  • Eleventh Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1998).
  • Personal Demons: British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (1999).
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1999).
  • The Green Man: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (2002).
  • Fifteenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2002). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2003). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2003).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2003).
  • Full Dark House: Barry Award, Best British Crime Novel (2004).
  • Demonized: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2004). British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (2004).
  • The Water Room: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2005).
  • Shrouded by Darkness: Tales of Terror: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2007).
  • Old Devil Moon: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Collection (2007). Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2007).
  • The Spider Kiss: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (2008).
  • The Victoria Vanishes: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2009). Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel (2009).
  • The End of the Line: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2011).
  • Beautiful Men: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (2011).
  • Red Gloves: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2011).
  • House of Fear: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2012).
  • The Invisible Code: Crime Thriller Awards, ITV3 Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read Award (2013).
  • Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2013).
  • Fearie Tales: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2014).
  • Bryant & May and the Nameless Woman: Crime Writer's Association Award, Short Story Award (2016).
  • The Washing: Crime Writer's Association Award, Short Story Award (2020).

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Christopher Fowler: F.A.Q

When was Christopher Fowler Born?

Christopher Fowler was born on March 26th, 1953.

When did Christopher Fowler die?

Christopher Fowler died on March 2nd, 2023 at 69 years old.

Where was Christopher Fowler Born?

Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, England.

What awards has Christopher Fowler won?

Christopher Fowler has won the following awards: Dagger in the Library Award at the Crime Writer's Association Award (2015).

What book awards has Christopher Fowler won?

Wage Slaves: British Fantasy Award Best Novel (1998).
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2000).
Full Dark House: British Fantasy Award Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2004).
American Waitress: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (2004).
Breathe: British Fantasy Award Best Novella (2005).
Old Devil Moon: British Fantasy Award Best Collection (2008).
Best New Horror 20: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2010).
Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2013).

What was the first book Christopher Fowler wrote?

The first novel written by Christopher Fowler was The Bureau of Lost Souls, published in 1984.

What was the most recent book Christopher Fowler wrote?

His most recently released work was Peculiar London on December 6th, 2022.

How many books has Christopher Fowler written?

Christopher Fowler has written 68 books across 16 series.
  • 21 books in the Bryant & May: Peculiar Crimes Unit Series
  • 2 Bryant & May Collections
  • 1 Bryant & May Graphic Novels
  • 1 Bryant & May Companion Books
  • 1 book in the Hellion Series
  • 15 Standalone Novels
  • 9 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 12 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Graphic Novels
  • 6 Non-Fiction
  • 1 book in the Bibliomysteries Series

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