We have put together a selection of links that you will hopefully find useful or interesting or associated with The Invisible Detective's investigations in some way. Most would certainly have been regularly visited by the Cannoniers if they had been able to access the Internet. We would obviously welcome your suggestions for other sites that you think would be of interest to eveyone.

Simon & Schuster


Simon & Schuster's UK office opened in 1987. Little more than a decade later, Simon & Schuster UK Ltd has established itself as a publishing house with an impressive stable of international bestselling authors.Simon & Schuster UK is one of the fastest growing publishing houses in Britain, and is committed to ongoing literary and commercial success across a wide range of imprints.


In Association with is the trading name for the leading online retailer of products that inform, educate, entertain and inspire. The Amazon group also has online stores in the United States, Germany, France, Japan and Canada. has its origins in an independent online store, Bookpages, which was established in 1996 and acquired by in early 1998.
Amazon is the recommended online retailer for the Invisible Detective Novels.

Kids' Review

Kids Review

Children's book reviews, written by children for children, for use at school and at home. All reviews contained in the Kids' Review database have been added by school children and authenticated by their teachers.

NationMaster Encyclopedia: The world in 1936

Nation Master

A summary of key world events by month in 1936 including many important events in the United Kingdom.From The death of George V to The Jarrow March on London. Investigate for your self the world inhabited by The Invisible Detective and The Cannoniers.

The British Museum

British Museum

The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history. Access to the collections is free.

The History of the Metropolitan Police Service

History of the Met

A comprehensive history of the Metropolitan Police from 1829 to the present. In these pages you will find descriptions of famous and lesser known events throughout the history of The Met as well as biographies of key figures and details of famous cases.

True Cases From Scotland Yard

History of Scotland Yard

You can find a short series of famous crime and other stories from Scotland Yard on this website. There are many more stories to be told, and more details available of those we have featured here. We have access to many more images and previously unpublished material than is shown here.

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

It was in July 1979 that a group of enthusiasts came together to form the Crystal Palace Foundation dedicated to preserving the history of the Crystal Palace. One of their aims was to create a museum on the site and this was achieved in 1990 when the Crystal Palace Museum was opened on Anerley Hill, staffed solely by Crystal Palace Foundation