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Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch

Peter Grant, Detective Constable with the Met and trainee wizard, is back. Someone or something is killing jazz musicians in Soho and its up to him to figure out who. 389 more words


Tough Travels - Law Enforcement

I was given Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland when I was rather young, and loved it – it’s an affectionately mocking guide to the tropes and archetypes of fantasy novels. 593 more words


"Foxglove Summer" Rivers of London #5 by Ben Aaronovitch - PC Peter Grant goes to the country

I’ve fallen in love with the “Rivers of London” series. I look forward to each new book  because I know I will slide into a world of PC  Peter Grant and feel happier for being in his company: a mixed-race police constable in the Met, he approaches the world with an insatiable curiosity, a passion for architecture, a commitment to the scientific method, an implacable resistance to the abuse of power, a dry wit that never slides into jaded cynicism and the ability, after much practice and with great concentration, to do magic. 473 more words

Book Reviews

New Books: 01-19-15

I had planned to participate in Vintage SF month this January, but I have now decided to spend my time reading fiction from 2014, both short and long. 152 more words


Barista bromance?

Hi everyone and welcome once again to this weeks blog post. This is my last blog post as a 33-year-old as next Sunday I will be 34. 1,000 more words

Everyday Ramblings

Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer

by Ben Aaronovitch

Mass Market Paperback, 323 pg.
Daw Books, 2015
Read: January 9 – 10, 2014

“Hail the conquering hero,” said Beverly and held up her bottle to clink.

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A Book with Magic: Moon over Soho

Moon over Soho By Ben Aaronovitch is the second book in his Peter Grant series, which started with the very excellent Rivers of London. It was a re-read for me, and on my first reading I’d thought it not as good as the first book. 301 more words