The Bride Wore Black Leather

"Get out of here," said Cathy. "Some of us have got work to do."

"Oh," I said. "I sort of promised this building's front door that it could come to the wedding. Make the necessary arrangements, will you?"


This is book twelve in a series, and reading further on this page without having read the previous books might spoil some of your fun.

The story:

Just one last case before he becomes the Nightside's new Walker. To find the secret of immortality. And to do that, he will have to look at the Ball of Forever, the annual meeting of the Nightside Immortals. One more case before his and Suzie Shooter's wedding.

Not too hard, but enough that he is late for his own stag party. And as if that was not enough, then Julien Advent arrives with a job for the new Walker, one that simply cannot wait. One that might even end up messing up his wedding plans.

About the book:

This seems to be the last book about John Taylor, though I have been wrong about that before. Both Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth and A Hard Day's Knight had a certain finality to them, and I would not have been surprised had that been the last book. Still, I have a hard time seeing where he could take things after this book. Not to mention, the ending has a certain air of finality to it.

I find John Taylor's conversations with (usually) inanimate objects, such as doors and elevators, quite entertaining. Not to mention original; I do not think any other writer has had his main character invite a door to his wedding.

If it is the last of the Nightside books, it is a worthy ending.


About the author Simon Green

Book 1: Something From the Nightside
Book 2: Agents of Light and Darkness
Book 3: Nightingale's Lament
Book 4: Hex and the City
Book 5: Paths not Taken
Book 6: Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth
Book 7: Hell To Pay
Book 8: The Unnatural Inquirer
Book 9: Just Another Judgement Day
Book 10: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
Book 11: A Hard Day's Knight
Book 12: The Bride Wore Black Leather

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