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-provoking — Publishers 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 sequel — The 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 admirably — The Scotsman
An enjoyable dark urban fantasy tale . . . with a great lead character and a vibrant supporting cast — Grimdark Magazine
With a strong female protagonist exploring a unique world, this novel is a fantastic debut and a must have for fantasy fans — CulturedVultures
Drags you in and keeps you reading through the force of nature that is Ropa Moyo— SFFWorld