Andrew Taylor

Crime and Historical Novelist


The latest novel is The Fire Court, published by HarperCollins. It’s the sequel to The Ashes of London, The Times/Waterstones Number One bestseller.

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‘With a fast-moving, complex plot underpinned by solid but unobtrusive research and plenty of drama and intrigue, Taylor brings the 17th century to life so vividly that one can almost smell it.’ - Laura Wilson, Guardian

‘Andrew Taylor returns with the keenly awaited sequel to his bestseller,
The Ashes of London... an atmospheric pleasure, full of twists and memorable characters.’ - Antonia Senior, The Times

‘A superb historical novelist’ - Sunday Times (Historical Fiction Choice)

‘This gripping mystery is even better than its predecessor, The Ashes of London.’ Sunday Express

‘Once again, Taylor combines his detailed research with a deviously twist-laden storyline, and in Cat he has a heroine of spirit and chutzpah you just want to see more of.’ Observer

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