Ben aaronovitch is perhaps best known for his series of peter grant novels, which began with rivers of london. I gather that ben aaronovitch s next book, while set in the rivers of london universe is based on a whole new set of characters and set in germany. Aaronovitchs early works include the sixbook novel series named, rivers of london or the peter grant series or the midnight riot, as it is titled in america. In the latest pc peter grand paranormal mystery book by ben aaronovitch, peter returns to investigate around the marble arch, which is none other than the tyburn gallows used years back for executions. In the fifth of his bestselling series, ben aaronovitch takes peter grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of london to a small village in herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to. He now writes full time, and every book in his rivers of london series has been a sunday times top ten bestseller. Ben aaronovitch has been telling peter grants story for years, and this book is just as good as previous installments. When his ability to speak with the lingering dead brings him to the attention of detective chief inspector thomas nightingale, who investigates paranormal crimes, probationary constable peter grant is drawn into a world where an ancient evil is making a comeback on a rising tide of murder and dark. Im hoping that winter and sommer from this book, and peter grant from the others, will eventually work together. He is a screenwriter, with early notable success on bbcs legendary doctor who, for which he wrote some episodes now widely regarded as classics, and which even he is quite fond of.
The secret history of nightingale is revealed for the first time, as wizarding cop, peter grant uncovers his mentors occult service in world war ii. Oct 30, 2018 ben aaronovitch is perhaps best known for his series of peter grant novels, which began with rivers of london. The eighth book of the outstanding rivers of london series sees our hero peter grant at a significant crossroads in his life. Rivers of london begins a new story from creator ben aaronovitch. Ben is the son of sam aaronovitch, a wellknown economistacademic who was one of the senior members of the communist party of great britain.
The narrator, peter grant, is a probationary police constable guarding a crime scene when he is approached by an unusual witness. Ben aaronovitch is a british author of science fiction, urban fantasy and crime fiction novels in addition to being a television writer. This is the official facebook page for ben aaronovitch, managed by admins, with some posts by the. This is the official facebook page for ben aaronovitch, managed by admins, with some posts by the man himself. The peter grant series alternatively, the rivers of london series or the pc grant series is a series of urban fantasy novels by english author ben aaronovitch, and comicsgraphic novels by aaronovitch and andrew cartmel, illustrated by lee sullivan.
Ben aaronovitch books in order mystery series, book lists. In the fifth of his bestselling series ben aaronovitch takes peter grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of london to a small village in herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. Following his suspension from the police force due to the events that ended the previous book in the series, and now facing the prospect of fatherhood, he decides to take up a lucrative opportunity working for the serious cybernetics company. Over soho peter grant 2 ben aaronovitch with guides you could enjoy now is moon over soho peter grant 2 ben aaronovitch below. The books are classics or creative commons licensed and include everything from nonfiction and essays to fiction, plays, and poetry. Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of pc peter grant or the folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the most expensive apartment blocks in london. The hanging tree by ben aaronovitch gollancz bringing. Peter grants career opportunities included a time in the police academy and he was ready for getting payed for playing police and thieves for real.
Ben aaronovitch s bestselling rivers of london urban fantasy series the perfect blend of csi and harry potter. It is the newest book in the rivers of london peter grant graphic novel series. Below is a list of ben aaronovitchs peter grant books in order of when they were originally published which is the same as their chronological order. Ben aaronovitch s 2011 novel, originally titled rivers of london in the uk, starts the peter grant series of police procedurals that includes magic walking the lanes and etched in the stones. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 392 pages and is available in hardcover format. But lady tys daughter was there, and peter owes lady ty a favour.
Ben aaronovitch has been telling peter grant s story for years, and this book is just as good as previous installments. So peter grant and crew have been brought to a nice ending, but with enough loose ends to get them back into the action. The first rivers of london novel a rivers of london novel book 1. Peters role in false value was different than ever before and things were looking up. It is the newest book in the rivers of london peter grant. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Guleed shes learning to use a sword and has some fancy new. I love so many things about this book and rather than be coherent, im just going to list them. Ben aaronovitchs urban fantasy series, rivers of london, is set in england, as the name implies. The novels of the series are very popular among masses and considered a huge success till date. Rather than sit around, he takes a job with emigre silicon valley tech genius terrence skinners brand new london start up the serious cybernetics company.
Peter grant is facing fatherhood, and an uncertain future, with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Rivers of london midnight riot in the us is the first novel in the series of the same name by english author ben aaronovitch. Broken homes is the fourth instalment in ben aaronovitch s bestselling peter grant series, after last years whispers under ground. Free download or read online rivers of london pdf epub book. Ben aaronovitch audio books, best sellers, author bio. He wrote for doctor who, casualty and the worlds cheapest ever sf soap opera jupiter moon. Hamilton the perfect blend of csi and harry potter. The bestselling cops and wizards series from charttopping author and comics writer ben aaronovitch continues, with its most revelatory volume yet. In rivers of london by ben aaronovitch book 1 of the peter grant series, peter grant is a probationary constable with dreams of being a scotland yard detective, but his boss wants to put him in the case progression unit his biggest potential threat would be a paper cut. False value by ben aaronovitch the genre minx book.
If youre new to the joy thats pc peter grant and the. Beginning with rivers of london in 2011, the pc peter grant series has. The sunday times number one bestseller rivers of london 8 by aaronovitch, ben from amazons fiction books store. However, in his novella, the october man, he introduces a new set of characters, and places them in germany. Beginning with rivers of london in 2011, the pc peter grant series has a dedicated cult following the world over.
Read print is an online library where you can find thousands of free books to read. As imagined, the place is full of magic, ghosts, and blood. Detective inspector peter grant is back in an all new comic miniseries from author ben aaronovitch. The furthest station by ben aaronovitch nook book ebook. Peter grant is back, and now in handytoreadonthetrain novella format. In this latest instalment, peter grant has left the police force and gone to work as a security guard at a tech company where things are not as they seem. The eight fulllength novel in the peter grant rivers of london series is happily back in the territory of the standalone adventure, after the previous novels slightly confusing attempt to wrap up some ongoing plot threads.
False value is the 8th book in the fantastic rivers of london series by ben aaronovitch. Reading the authors books in order starts with rivers of london, his debut novel and so far most popular book, which has also been published under the title midnight riot. He is the author of the rivers of london series of novels. Reading the authors books in order starts with rivers of london, his debut novel and so far most popular book. As his hapless hero detective constable peter grant embarks upon his sixth graphic novel outing, water weed, bestselling author ben aaronovitch takes a look back at the world of rivers of london so far and lets slip some folly secrets about what is still to come. The main characters of this fantasy, fantasy story are peter grant.
Ben aaronovitch was born in london in 1964 and had the kind of dull routine childhood that drives a man either to drink or to science fiction. Orion has scooped four new dc peter grant books from bestselling author ben aaronovitch in a sevenfigure deal. Pdf midnight riot book by ben aaronovitch free download. Lies sleeping by ben aaronovitch by ben aaronovitch by ben aaronovitch by ben aaronovitch by ben. Mixing police procedural with urban fantasy and london history, these novels, the latest of which is the hanging tree, have now sold over a million copies worldwide. Below is a list of ben aaronovitch s peter grant books in order of when they were originally published which is the same as their chronological order. Peter s role in false value was different than ever before and things were looking up. Ben aaronovitch has managed to combine the two to great effect in this first in a series. Apr 18, 2018 before becoming a bestselling author, ben aaronovitch was a screenwriter for doctor who and a bookseller at waterstones.
The seventh book of the bestselling rivers of london series returns to the adventures of peter grant, detective and apprentice wizard, as he solves magical crimes in the city of london. Enter pc peter grant, junior member of the metropolitan polices special. Browse ben aaronovitch s bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. That said, i envy anyone who hasnt yet had the pleasure. The first edition of the novel was published in january 10th 2011, and was written by ben aaronovitch. As for new readers, while id highly recommend starting from the beginning and bingeing your way hereespecially since the first seven books form a complete and satisfying arcfalse value is probably the next best jumping on point for this series. Ben aaronovitch began his peter grant series in 2011 with the novel rivers of london aka midnight riot. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 298 pages and is available in paperback format. When a flash car belonging to a young boy racer from england. Free download or read online midnight riot pdf epub book. Ben is the son of sam aaronovitch, a wellknown economistacademic who was one of the senior members of. Ben aaronovitch doesnt seem to have an upcoming book. Pdf rivers of london book by ben aaronovitch free download.
Ben aaronovitch this bestselling uk series follows peter grant, an ordinary constable turned magicians apprentice, as he solves crimes across london in a sensational blend of inventive urban fantasy, gripping mystery thriller, and hilarious fantasy caper. Two grisly murders, an apparent suicide, a stolen book from the bodleian librarys secret collection, and. He also wrote two doctor who serials in the late 1980s and spinoff novels from doctor who and blakes 7. Reky londyna these are the adventures of peter grant, a young officer in the metropolitan police. Proof positive that a job as a waterstones bookseller is an inevitable springboard to the bestseller charts, ben aaronovitch has built his playful crime and fantasy mashups into a hugely popular literary franchise. Orion scoops four books from aaronovitch in sevenfigure. Last updated february 3rd, 2020 ben aaronovitch is the author of the popular urban fantasymystery series peter grant, featuring peter, a police constable, and an apprentice wizard. The official website of ben aaronovitch and the folly.
This first book in the pc peter grant series starts off in quite a riotous manner, what with a headless corpse, a spectral eyewitness to the grisly murder off covent garden, and an elusive suspect who seems able to change his clothes and face with supernatural speed to escape detection by cctv cameras. Uncover the secret world war ii history of peter grant s mentor, the mysterious nightingale. Still, while we may be at the dawn of a new chapter in peter grant s life here in false value, there are still a few mysteries left over from the previous books. Peter will be polishing off his interpersonal skills as he attempts to blend into the culture at his new job. Yes, you read right, peter starts a new job in this book but it is not for the reasons you may be suspecting. A new peter grant novella, the furthest station, is now available. Ben aaronovitch is the author of the popular urban fantasymystery series peter grant, featuring peter, a police constable, and an apprentice wizard. A couple of weeks ago i was in waterstones and the new book the october man part of the peter grant series was in the shelves so i took the plunge got the rivers of london book and havent looked back since so much so ive ordered the rest of the paperbacks in the series. He is published in 14 languages and has sold more than 2 million copies around the world. Ben dylan aaronovitch born february 1964 is an english author and screenwriter.
He then wrote for virgins new adventures until they pulped all his books. Ben aaronovitchs bestselling rivers of london urban fantasy series the perfect blend of csi and harry potter. Their newest book is false value and was released on november, 19th 2019. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Discovering in his early twenties that he had precisely one talent, he took up screenwriting at which he was an overnight success. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Aaronovitch s early works include the six book novel series named, rivers of london or the peter grant series or the midnight riot, as it is titled in america. Rivers of london by ben aaronovitch peter grant book 1 book cover, description, availability. The sixth rivers of london novel pc peter grant book 6 ben aaronovitch. Still, while we may be at the dawn of a new chapter in peter grants life here in false value, there are still a.997 395 1083 1621 151 671 711 1331 106 698 240 1376 1258 882 711 1455 1524 1633 757 413 116 1276 694 829 1421 410 175 104 670 1391 327 525 1333