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G P Taylor - Author

About the Author

G P Taylor is a New York Times best selling author. His works include Shadowmancer, Wormwood, Tersias, The Curse of Salamander Street and The Tizzle Sisters. He lives on the banks of a river in the midst of a dark wood, an arrow's flight from the Prince Regent Hotel near the 'town at the end of the line'. He spends his days writing and collecting firewood.

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Vampyre Labyrinth: Oracle

Vampyre Labyrinth: Oracle

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2011

Jago Harker has been drawn more deeply into the fateful web of the ancient Vampyre clans in ways he could never have imagined. Having discovered his true identity at a cataclysmic meeting of the Vampyre clans, he is now without his confidante Biatra, and on the run. In the dramatic chase across Europe, Jago must learn, and quickly, what was in the prophecy that made him the number-one target for both Vampyres and humans. Not knowing who to trust, and leaving a path of death and destruction in his wake, Jago is searching for the Oracle; a diamond that can predict the future. After a series of narrow escapes, pursued by both friend and foe, he tracks it down to a monastery high in the mountains above Nice, where a crowd of angry Vampyres are baying for the blood of the one who will destroy their civilisation...

The Great Mogul Diamond

The Great Mogul Diamond

Author: G P Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2011

Vampyre Labyrinth: Dust Blood

Vampyre Labyrinth: Dust Blood

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2011

Jago could feel the teeth sink into his skin. It burnt like a fire of molten lead that trickled through his veins. Jago Harker is trying to adjust to his new life at Hawks Moor. But when news reaches the house of a madman on the loose killing Vampyres, he knows it's only a matter of time before they come for his companion, Biatra. As the Second World War rages all around, Vampyre is set against Vampyre when two factions of the ancient cult clash in violence. And as he prepares to go to war with his greatest enemy yet, Jago will soon discover the truth about his own identity in a world where true power lies in the hands of the blood-drinkers and where, even in love, no one can be trusted.

Vampyre Labyrinth: RedEye

Vampyre Labyrinth: RedEye

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2010

You will come to know hell better than most, Jago. I have waited all these years for you to come back to this town. England, 1940: Britain is entrenched in war with the Germans when young Jago is evacuated from the Blitz bombings in London to the Yorkshire coast. With just the memory of his dead mother for comfort, Jago is desperate only to survive the war in some peace. But arriving at the hostile Streonshalgh Manor in the town of Whitby, he is confronted with cruel and frenzied locals, seemingly possessed by ancient stories of clannish retribution and sadistic horrors. The RedEye comet hovers fatefully over the town; people are being viciously killed; and Jago's nights are spent as waking nightmares, darting through bloodstained and murderous streets. As shades of his past come rushing back to haunt him, Jago must confront the truth of this town - the perilous and violent truth of the ancient Vampyres.

Mariah Mundi and the Ship of Fools

Mariah Mundi and the Ship of Fools

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2010

Maria Mundi and the Ship of Fools is the incredible final book in G. P. Taylor's Mariah Mundi trilogy. They haven't found the bomb - the ship will explode in twenty hours. Mariah Mundi and Jack Charity are sailing to America on the magnificent ship Triton, the biggest and fastest steam cruiser the world has ever seen. This is no pleasure cruise - Triton is racing the ship Ketos for a prize that people will kill for: gold. Mariah and Jack have been sent by the secretive Bureau of Antiquities to protect the precious cargo. But who will protect Mariah from the assassin who stalks him? Who is behind the plot to blow up Triton? And can he trust Biba DeFeux the strange teenage girl whose billionaire father owns the ship? Trapped in the middle of the ocean with a bomb ticking somewhere on the ship, will this be Mariah's last adventure? Airships, villains and a ghost from the past make this G. P. Taylor's most gripping adventure yet. Dare you read it? 'Still mourning Harry Potter? G.P. Taylor will take you right back to a world of fantasy and fun. Fast-paced adventure without a moment to lose - the ideas and imagery are unmatched by any other writer.' New York Times

The Secret of Indigo Moon

The Secret of Indigo Moon

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2009

Mariah Mundi and the Ghost Diamonds

Mariah Mundi and the Ghost Diamonds

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2009

There is never a dull moment for Mariah Mundi living in the Prince Regent Hotel. But catastrophe strikes when three eminent visitors spontaneously combust at a hotel party. Just a freak of nature or a cleverly plotted murder? When hotel owner Captain Charity is arrested on suspicion of murder, Mariah Mundi and his friend Sacha must find the truth urgently to save both the Captain and the hotel. Could the answer lie in the mythical Ghost Diamonds?

Mariah Mundi and the Ghost Diamonds

Mariah Mundi and the Ghost Diamonds

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/12/2007

There is never a dull moment for Mariah Mundi living in the Prince Regent Hotel. But catastrophe strikes when three eminent visitors spontaneously combust at a hotel party. Just a freak of nature or a cleverly plotted murder? When hotel owner Captain Charity is arrested on suspicion of murder, Mariah Mundi and his friend Sacha must find the truth urgently to save both the Captain and the hotel. Could the answer lie in the mythical Ghost Diamonds?

Mariah Mundi

Mariah Mundi

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2007

Fresh out of school, young Mariah faces a new chapter of his life living in the Prince Regent hotel built into the rockface of a cliffside. His job to to assist the magician in the stage shows held for the guests. Above ground, the guests are offered every form of luxury. Below ground, in the slimy, green-dripping walls of the basements, is where the magic show equipment is kept - and lurking in an Egyptian sarcophagus amongst scuttling sea-creatures is a secret that draws Mariah into the path of villainy, plots, and possible death.

The Curse of Salamander Street

The Curse of Salamander Street

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

The Magenta has returned to the shores of England, carrying young Kate, her friend Thomas and the ship's charismatic owner, Jacob Crane, up the Thames. They have recently escaped the sorcerer Demurral, and Kate searches the waves for a sign of their friend Raphah, lost to the sea. But further trouble awaits them in London, where their beloved ship is seized . . . Meanwhile, figures stir on the shores further North. Beadle, Demurral's one time servant has survived, while other shadows from Jacob and Kate's past are also awakening. Has Demurral really been vanquished forever? Who is the lady who haunts the roads South? What is the hidden secret of Salmander Street? A tale of mystery and adventure running between the wilds of the North and South, from the bestselling author of Shadowmancer, Wormwood and Tersias.

Shadowmancer

Shadowmancer

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Shadowmancer takes you into a world of superstition, magic and witchcraft, where the ultimate sacrifice might even be life itself. Obadiah Demurral is a sorcerer who is seeking to control the highest power in the Universe. He will stop at nothing. The only people in his way are Raphah, Kate, Thomas and the mysterious Jacob Crane. Packed full of history, folklore and smuggling, Shadowmancer is a tale of an epic battle that will grip both young and old. The thrills, suspense and danger are guaranteed to grab the attention and stretch imaginations to the limit.

Tersias

Tersias

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Magnus Malachi, a magician, is guarding his latest moneyspinner - Tersias, a blind boy who can see into the future. But as Tersias's powers become known, others who seek to use them are drawn from the shadows: Jonah, a teenage highwayman, and his companion in crime Tara; Solomon, a crazed zealot who has bred a new species of giant flesh-eating locusts; and Lord Malpas, a keeper of mysterious powers. They all want Tersias - but is he a force for good or evil? And can he ever rid himself of the dark spirit that torments his soul?

Wormwood (Adult Edition)

Wormwood (Adult Edition)

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

It is London, 1756. In his Bloomsbury attic sits Dr Sabian Blake - astronomer, scientist, and master of the Cabala. Dr Blake is in possession of the Nemorensis, an ancient leather-bound book that holds the secrets of the universe. Scribbled into one of its margins is a mysterious prophecy, and deciphering it could prove the key to saving London from a catastrophic fate. But there are others interested in the Nemorensis too, for more sinister reasons...This tale of sorcery, treachery, intrigue and supernatural strife form the author of the international bestseller Shadow Mancer is set against a rich historical backdrop and will enthral readers to the very last page.

The Curse of Salamander Street

The Curse of Salamander Street

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2006

The Magenta has returned to the shores of England, carrying young Kate, her friend Thomas and the ship's charismatic owner, Jacob Crane, up the Thames. They have recently escaped the sorcerer Demurral, and Kate searches the waves for a sign of their friend Raphah, lost to the sea. But further trouble awaits them in London, where their beloved ship is seized...Meanwhile, figures stir on the shores further North. Beadle, Demurral's one time servant has survived, while other shadows from Jacob and Kate's past are also awakening. Has Demurral really been vanquished forever? Who is the lady who haunts the roads South? What is the hidden secret of Salmander Street? This is a tale of mystery and adventure running between the wilds of the North and South, from the bestselling author of Shadowmancer , Wormwood and Tersias .

Tersias

Tersias

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/08/2005

Introducing the eagerly anticipated third novel from G. P. Taylor. His second novel, Wormwood , and his first, Shadowmancer , hailed by The Times as the 'biggest event in children's fiction since Harry Potter ', were instant bestsellers. London is living through one of its darkest times - a comet has just missed the Earth, leaving the city in chaos and the people fearing an apocalypse. Tersias, a blind boy oracle, has predicted the comet and sees visions of the future through the darkness. As Tersias's powers strengthen, people who seek to use them are drawn from the shadows; Malachi, a charlatan magician, Jonah, a desperate highwayman and Lord Malpas, a keeper of mysterious powers. But none of them are aware of a much darker force that torments Tersias's soul ...

Wormwood (Adult Edition)

Wormwood (Adult Edition)

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2005

London. 1756: Dr Sabian Blake - astronomer, scientist and master of the Kabbalah, is in possession of the Nemorensis, an ancient leather-bound book which holds the secrets of the universe. Its mysterious inscription reads: 'Wormwood...the bright star shall fall from the sky...and many will die from its bitterness'. Deciphering this prophecy could prove the key to saving London from a catastrophic fate. But there are others interested in the Nemorensis too - for more sinister reasons.

Wormwood

Wormwood

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2004

When a meteor strikes London, its inhabitants are devastated. It's not long before corrupt individuals start taking advantage of the disaster and, with the city lying in ruins, nothing seems certain to those who dwell there. In only they knew that, held captive and tucked away in an attic in the city, there is an angel. An angel who fell to earth with the meteor, whose only hope lies in the friendship of a servant girl named Agetta. For in this dark time of treachery and deceit, escape is not likely to come easily.

Shadowmancer

Shadowmancer

Author: G. P. Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/06/2003

Obadiah Demurral is a sorcerer who is seeking to control the highest power in the universe. He will stop at nothing. The only people in his way are Raphael, Kate, Thomas - and the mysterious Jacob Crane. Their tortured struggles lead them to a dramatic climax in the gothic church of St Mary's.

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