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Persons Non Grata

Persons Non Grata is Cassandra Khaw’s groundbreaking Lovecraftian horror series, which follows time-traveling alien detective John Persons across the eras as he confronts evil both mundane and monstrous. The first novella, which blends weird horror with classic noir, is Hammers on Bone. Praise for the series:

“Khaw brilliantly combines the self-aware, on-point tone of her gumshoe narrator with the invasive rhythm of the language of pulsing terrors. The drearily everyday is infused with Lovecraftian dread in a marvelously horrifying, tightly built novella that spins a satisfying tale while doing honor to both of its core sources.” – Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Cassandra Khaw’s explosive, evocative prose is a treat to read. Khaw’s ability to transform the mundane into the deeply phantasmagorical is nothing short of magical. Prepare to take a long leap into the gory, the weird, and the fantastic in the hands of a fresh new voice in fiction.” – Kameron Hurley, Hugo Award-winning author of Mirror Empire and The Geek Feminist Revolution

“Khaw has a definite flair for the grotesque.” – RT Book Reviews

  • A Song for Quiet
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    • A Song for Quiet

    • Persons Non Grata (Volume 2)
      Cassandra Khaw
      Tor/Forge

    • Cassandra Khaw returns with A Song for Quiet, a new standalone Persons Non Grata novella from the world of Hammers on Bone, finalist for the British Fantasy Award and the...

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  • Hammers on Bone
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    • Hammers on Bone

    • Persons Non Grata (Volume 1)
      Cassandra Khaw
      Tor/Forge

    • Cassandra Khaw bursts onto the scene with Hammers on Bone, a hard-boiled horror show that Charles Stross calls "possibly the most promising horror debut of 2016." A finalist for...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Cassandra Khaw

CASSANDRA KHAW is an award-winning game writer, and currently works as a scriptwriter for Ubisoft Montreal. Her work can be found in places like Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and Tor.com. Her first original novella Hammers on Bone was a British Fantasy award and Locus award finalist.

Aaron Souppouris