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Peter Higgins Update


Author Peter HigginsPeter Higgins was a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College in Oxford before joining British Civil Service. His short stories have appeared in Fantasy: Best of the Year 2007, Best New Fantasy 2, Asimov's Science Fiction, Fantasy Magazine and elsewhere.

Wolfhound Century by Peter HigginsHis novels offer a dark new Soviet alternate history that grabs you with its intensity and realism. In WOLFHOUND CENTURY (2013), Higgins introduces us to Investigator Vissarion Lom, who is summoned to Mirgorod, capital of the Vlast, to help investigate a series of terrorist attacks in the city. Josef Kantor, the son of a famous revolutionary, is the chief suspect and Lom is soon on his trail. But a simple manhunt turns into something more serious. TRUTH AND FEAR (2014), returns investigator Lom to Mirgorod where he finds the city in the throes of a crisis. The war is not going well. Enemy divisions are massing outside the city, air raids are a daily occurrence and the citizens are being conscripted into the desperate defense of the city.

Radiant State by Peter HigginsHis third book in the series RADIANT STATE (MAY 2015), Higgins's superb and original creation, a perfect melding of fantasy, myth, SF and political thriller, reaches its extraordinary conclusion.

Higgins's world is a truly original creation, Russian cosmos and Slavic mythology filtered through steampunk and le Carre. Fantasy at its finest.