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The Severed Streets

(2014)
(The second book in the Shadow Police series)
A novel by

 
 
Desperate to find a case to justify the team's existence, with budget cuts and a police strike on the horizon, Quill thinks he's struck gold when a cabinet minister is murdered by an assailant who wasn't seen getting in or out of his limo. A second murder, that of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, presents a crime scene with a message...identical to that left by the original Jack the Ripper.

The new Ripper seems to have changed the MO of the old completely: he's only killing rich white men. The inquiry into just what this supernatural menace is takes Quill and his team into the corridors of power at Whitehall, to meetings with MI5, or 'the funny people' as the Met call them, and into the London occult underworld. They go undercover to a pub with a regular evening that caters to that clientele, and to an auction of objects of power at the Tate Modern.

Meanwhile, in Paul Cornell's The Severed Streets, the Ripper keeps on killing and finally the pattern of those killings gives Quill's team clues towards who's really doing this....

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Puts the urban back in urban fantasy.A gritty, inventive, terrifying, and endlessly fascinating tale of four damaged coppers trying to track down the inespicable and unspeakable." - F Paul Wilson


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Used availability for Paul Cornell's The Severed Streets

Hardback Editions

May 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Severed Streets (James Quill 2)
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 1-4472-6206-9 / 978-1-4472-6206-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Severed Streets
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 0-7653-3028-8 / 978-0-7653-3028-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Severed Streets
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 0-7653-6811-0 / 978-0-7653-6811-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


1737 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Severed Streets (Shadow Police)
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 0-330-52810-6 / 978-0-330-52810-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


March 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: The Severed Streets
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 0-230-76948-9 / 978-0-230-76948-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

December 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Severed Streets (James Quill)
Author(s): Paul Cornell
ISBN: 1-5113-1802-3 / 978-1-5113-1802-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


January 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Severed Streets: Shadow Police 2
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Severed Streets (Shadow Police series Book 2)
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Severed Streets
Author(s): Paul Cornell
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA