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Ben Aaronovitch - Author

About the Author

Ben Aaronovitch was born and raised in London and all his work has reflected his abiding fascination and love for what he modestly likes to refer to as the 'Capital of the World'. He works as a bookseller when he is not writing novels and TV scripts.

 

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Featured books by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer

Foxglove Summer

Author: Ben Aaronovitch Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2014

.....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. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can't take the London out of the copper. Travelling west with Beverley Brook, Peter soon finds himself caught up in a deep mystery and having to tackle local cops and local gods. And what's more all the shops are closed by 4pm...Sales for BROKEN HOMES in trade leapt by 50% over WHISPERS UNDER GROUND, confirming that Ben Aaronovitch is an author with an unrivalled eye for a bestselling story.

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Other books by Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London: Detective Stories #4.4

Rivers of London: Detective Stories #4.4

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 13/09/2017

Undergoing his detective exams, PC Peter Grant has been looking back on some of his previous cases. The final one takes him back to one of his first - on that has nothing to do with his other profession: trainee wizard in the Met's Special Assessment Unit. However, it is a time of remembrance past with his old partner, Lesley May - the same partner left mutilated by magic and who has now gone rogue, vanishing into London's mystical underworld...

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

Author: Ben Aaronovitch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2017

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. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about. He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect. Assuming he survives the week . . .

Rivers of London - Black Mould Vol. 3

Rivers of London - Black Mould Vol. 3

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Luis Guerrero Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2017

From the million-selling Rivers of London novel and graphic novel series by cult writer Ben Aaronovitch comes an all-new tale of supernatural suspense and good-old-fashioned London policing!Peter Grant is a cop and part-time wizard investigating London's 'Falcon' crimes - those that are outside the realms of normal criminal investigations - and more into the realms of trolls under bridges, cursed crime scenes, and the ghosts of monsters past. Peter never saw himself in pest control - but that's exactly where he finds himself when a killer, sentient, living fungus goes on a rampage of vengeance using its victims' worst fears against them!Collects Rivers of London - Black Mould #1-5"e;Buy it now and get addicted to this series!"e; - Talking Comic Books

Rivers of London

Rivers of London

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel, Lee Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2017

CSI meets Harry Potter in this fantastic new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch, writer of the bestselling Rivers of London novel series! Something dark and slimy is dripping through the walls of suburban London. Not the usual stuff, this mould is possessed by some dark power full of bad intentions. Looks like it's another case for London's one and only trainee wizard cop, Police Constable Peter Grant, and his reluctant partner, Sahra Guleed!

Rivers of London #4.1

Rivers of London #4.1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2017

The bookstore sensation returns with an all-new miniseries that's also a perfect jumping-on point. Four self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors, as he takes the sergeant's exam. If you've ever wanted to try the mysterious world of Rivers of London, this is the perfect opportunity to get on board.

Rivers of London: Black Mould

Rivers of London: Black Mould

Author: Ben Aaronovitch Format: eBook Release Date: 01/02/2017

Peter Grant: policeman, trainee wizard and now pest controller. Joined by fellow officer and Muslim ninja, Sahra Guleed, the two are trying to contain an outbreak of vindictive black mould that seems to be going after the rich and heartless. But after a successful mission, the mould has penetrated the headquarters of London's crime-fighting magical practitioners - The Folly - and the shiitake is really about to get real

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

Author: Ben Aaronovitch Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 08/12/2016

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. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about. He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect. Assuming he survives the week . . . Read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Features an audio exclusive interview with Ben Aaronovitch and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. MP3 ON CD - THIS MP3-CD CANNOT BE PLAYED ON ALL DISC PLAYERS. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ACCESS TO AN MP3 COMPATIBLE DEVICE.

Rivers of London Night Witch

Rivers of London Night Witch

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2016

Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, London's only wizarding cops, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature - and their nemesis: The Faceless Man. But as Grant and Nightingale close in on the missing girl, they discover that nothing about this case is what it seems!

Rivers of London: Black Mould #2

Rivers of London: Black Mould #2

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 16/11/2016

There's a mould problem in South London. Not the usual stuff that smells funny and can be hell on the lungs. This mould is possessed by some dark power full of bad intentions and it's another case for London's one and only trainee wizard cop, PC Peter Grant!

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

The Hanging Tree The Sixth Rivers of London novel

Author: Ben Aaronovitch Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2016

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. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about. He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect. Assuming he survives the week . . .

Rivers of London: Black Mould #1

Rivers of London: Black Mould #1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2016

It creeps! It crawls! It ooooozes! Something dark and slimy is dripping through the walls of suburban London. Not usually a police matter but there's something very weird about this mould. Police Constable Peter Grant and his unwilling partner, Sahra Guleed, soon find themselves knee deep in killer muck! Meanwhile, their boss, Thomas Nightingale, is preparing to do battle against a haunted ice cream van. Good times.

Rivers of London: Night Witch #2.5

Rivers of London: Night Witch #2.5

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 10/08/2016

Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, London's only wizarding cops, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature - and their nemesis: The Faceless Man. But as Grant and Nightingale close in on the missing girl, they discover that nothing about this case is what it seems!

Rivers of London: Night Witch #4

Rivers of London: Night Witch #4

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2016

Desperate to find his missing daughter, Russian oligarch Nestor Yakunin has resorted to extreme methods - he has kidnapped innocent civilians to force Peter Grant and Thomas Nightingale - London's elite wizarding policemen - to help in the search. But you play with magic, you're going to get burnt...

Rivers of London: Night Witch #3

Rivers of London: Night Witch #3

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2016

With a Russian Night Witch in custody, Peter and Nightingale should be having a lot more luck chasing down a rogue Leshy - a murderous spirit of the forest. But when the Russian Mafia are involved, nothing goes smoothly! Even worse, Lesley is back in London - and it's anyone's guess as to her agenda!

Rivers of London: Night Witch #1

Rivers of London: Night Witch #1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 13/04/2016

An all-new Rivers of London original comic series, written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel!Following a disastrous attempt to 'recruit' the witch, Vavara, a Russian oligarch turns his sights on Peter Grant and Thomas Nightingale - two of London's finest policemen and its only wizards - to help recover his daughter - apparently kidnapped by dark elemental forces. But for Peter and Nightingale, a dark betrayal from the past is about rear its ugly head...

Rivers of London: Night Witch #1

Rivers of London: Night Witch #1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel Format: eBook Release Date: 16/03/2016

An all-new Rivers of London original comic series, written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel!A police vehicle on a routine prison transfer in north London is stormed by Russian hoodlums seeking to free a very particular prisoner. Their target is a witch. A very powerful witch who doesn't want to be free. Things rapidly turn very ugly for the hoods and it's soon a job for full-time police constable and part-time wizard, Peter Grant.

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