A Hard Day’s Knight (#11)

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Welcome to the Nightside. For those foolish enough to seek it out, it’s literal tourist trap, populated by beings, human and otherwise, who have never seen the sun rise. A place where your dreams can come true—as long as your nightmares don’t get you first.

My name is John Taylor. I’m a PI with a special talent for finding lost things. I’m also the reluctant owner of a very special—and dangerous—weapon: Excalibur, the legendary sword (which isn’t what you think it is, and never was). Excalibur chose me, and to find out why, I’ll have to consult the last defenders of Camelot, a group of knights who dwell in a place that some find more frightening than the Nightside.

London Proper. It’s been years since I’ve been back—and there are good reasons for that…


“At least the equal of Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden.”


“[A HARD DAY'S KNIGHT] gleefully dives headlong into the story of King Arthur and Merlin [...] deftly mix[ing] centuries of historical myth with [its] own trademark twisted variations to weave an engaging story, full of dark humor and surprises. Green has pulled out all the stops for this one.”

Sacramento Book Review

“With plenty of action packed in, fun characters, and outrageous villains, A HARD DAY’S KNIGHT should definitely please fantasy action fans.”


“Irrepressible sarcasm and a twisted take on quotidian scenes.”

Publishers Weekly

“An extremely entertaining read full of hilarious in-jokes.”

RT Book Reviews

“The best novel to date in the series.”

Green Man Review

“Another fast-paced, quirky dark tale.”

Monsters & Critics

“A terrific chapter in the ongoing saga of John Taylor with lots of eye-opening surprises. Strongly recommended.”

SFRevu (Drew Bittner)

“Green has this down to a science and as usual he delivers an engrossing and intelligent adventure story.”

Critical Mass

“I enjoyed it thoroughly and I look forward to the next entry in the series. Highly recommended. A great read.”

SFRevu (Steve Sawicki)

Awards & Accolades


#34 New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List