T L Huchu

T L Huchu is the author of the Edinburgh Nights series, an original and gripping fantasy series for a crossover audience, published by Tor UK and Tor US. Book one, The Library of the Dead won the 2022 Nommo award for best novel, presented by the African Speculative Fiction society. Book two, Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments, was published in 2022, and books three and four are also aqcuired for worldwide publication by Tor.

Originally from Zimbabwe and a long-term resident of Edinburgh, Tendai is the author of two previous novels: The Hairdresser of Harare and The Maestro, The Magistrate and the Mathematician. These were published worldwide and translated into multiple languages. He has also written award-winning short fiction, with stories appearing in the Manchester Review, Interzone, AfroSF, Ellery Queen and others.

Praise for The Library of the Dead:

A fast-moving and entertaining tale, beautifully written—Ben Aaronovitch, bestselling author of Rivers of London

I highly recommend The Library of the Dead —Charlaine Harris

An absolute delight . . . kept me totally hooked —Genevieve Cogman

What a delight. Great pacing, wonderfully creepy villains, and so much fun!—A. K. Larkwood

Expertly blending elements of Zimbabwean and Scottish culture, Huchu’s occult thriller is as entertaining as it is thought-provokingPublishers Weekly starred review

A fast-paced, future-set Edinburgh thriller. The Library of the Dead mixes magical mysteries with a streetwise style of writing . . . roll on the sequelThe Times

One of the strangest and most compelling fantasy worlds you’ll see all year . . . We can’t wait for the next volume— SFX

Terrific stuff— The Big Issue

Contemporary fantasy, at its best, is both escapist and urgent: this does both admirablyThe Scotsman

An enjoyable dark urban fantasy tale . . . with a great lead character and a vibrant supporting castGrimdark Magazine

With a strong female protagonist exploring a unique world, this novel is a fantastic debut and a must have for fantasy fansCulturedVultures

Drags you in and keeps you reading through the force of nature that is Ropa Moyo— SFFWorld