Will Hill grew up in the north-east of England and worked as a bartender, a bookseller, and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19, launched a bestselling series of five. His latest, After The Fire, was published to widespread acclaim in 2017. He lives in east London.
After The Fire: Father John controls everything inside The Fence. And Father John likes rules. Especially about never talking to Outsiders. Because Father John knows the truth. He knows what is right, and what is wrong. He knows what is coming. Moonbeam is starting to doubt, though. She’s starting to see the lies behind Father John’s words. She wants him to be found out. What if the only way out of the darkness is to light a fire?
Department 19: In a secret supernatural battle that’s been raging for over a century, the stakes have just been raised – and they’re not wooden anymore. DEPARTMENT 6 IS THE ARMY. DEPARTMENT 12 is MI5. DEPARTMENT 19 IS THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE.
When Jamie Carpenter’s mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government’s most secret agency. Fortunately for Jamie, Department 19 can provide the tools he needs to find his mother, and to kill the vampires who want him dead. But unfortunately for everyone, something much older is stirring, something even Department 19 can’t stand up against.