Listen the one of our favourite sections of Broken Homes!
It’s the final week of Cityread and we thought we’d share another favourite audio selection from a bit further along in the Peter Grant series. Our next clip – is a wonderful little of piece from Broken Homes (the fourth book in the Peter Grant series) where a somewhat perplexed Peter Grant has to deal with […]Read More
Listen to an exciting extract from Whispers Under Ground!
It’s week four of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the third book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Whispers Under Ground. Beware the Central line … It’s a brilliant section that is superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. Whispers Under Ground is out […]Read More
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading over the weekend.. Amy – Rivers of London Emily – Monstrous Regiment Charlie – Othergirl Marcus – Arthur C. Clarke The Collected Stories Jen – Murder is Bad Manners Gillian – L’ange de la Nuit Simon – the 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear Let us know what you’ll be […]Read More
Listen to a thrilling extract from Moon Over Soho
It’s week three of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the second book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Moon Over Soho. Training, explosions, and hunting for vestigia in Soho pubs… It’s a lovely section superbly narrated by […]Read More
Listen to the first chapter of Rivers of London
It’s week two of Cityread London 2015 and we’re continuing the celebrations by sharing one of our favourite audio extracts from Rivers of London with you. Let us set the scene for you: It’s a cold, wet January morning, and PC Peter Grant faces an unlikely witness to an unusual murder… Listen to the first […]Read More
Rivers of London is taking over the capital!
Join us this month as we team up with Cityread London to make Rivers of London the book everyone in the capital is talking about. Each April, Cityread asks London’s citizens, workers and visitors to pick up a book – the same book – and read it together. And you can get involved! Over the next few […]Read More
The Rivers of London Rap is here!
If you’re enjoying Ben’s new book, Foxglove Summer, or are just embarked on the Peter Grant series or are even just wondering what all the fuss is about we think you might enjoy this music video for The Rivers of London. It comes with lyrics and music by Ben “Doc Brown” Smith and Mikis Michaelides. […]Read More
Happy Publication Day: November 13th 2014
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!. Michael G. Coney […]Read More
Peter Grant is back!
Peter Grant is back! Peter’s new adventure, Foxglove Summer is out in bookshops and online tomorrow. For those of you who can’t wait until then we’ve got an exclusive video from Ben Aaronovitch with a few teasers about the Peter’s new case. And make sure you scroll down after the video to read the first chapter! […]Read More
Cityread London announces Rivers of London as its 2015 book
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (Gollancz) has been chosen as the focus of Cityread London’s 2015 campaign. The title will be the centre of a month-long celebration of reading in the capital, starting on 30 March and running throughout April, which aims to engage London’s residents, workers and visitors with reading for pleasure, focused […]Read More
You can take Ben Aaronovitch out of London…
In the anticipated fifth instalment in THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON series, FOXGLOVE SUMMER (published on the 13th of November 2014), Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant 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 […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Foxglove Summer
We’re delighted to be able to show you the cover for Ben Aaronovitch’s hotly anticipated new novel Foxglove Summer. This was something of a challenge for the superb Stephen Walters who has done the iconic covers for this series. Those of you familiar with Peter Grant’s earlier adventures will know that Stephen’s cover artworks have […]Read More