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Review: Rivers of London: Night Witch #5

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. 163 more words


Five Fave: Urban Fantasy

Urban Fantasy is one of my favourite genres. There are few things I enjoy more than examining how an author integrates the Fantastical and the Mundane to create fascinating new worlds. 925 more words


Preview: Rivers of London: Black Mould #1

Rivers of London: Black Mould #1

Writers: Ben Aaronovitch & Andrew Cartmel
Artist: Lee Sullivan
Cover A: Claudia Caranfa
Cover B: Lee Sullivan / Luis Guerrero… 117 more words


Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

I’d describe Rivers of London, the first in a three-book series of the same name, as The Bill meets Harry Potter. It tells the story of DC Peter Grant, a young policeman who is recruited to the Metropolitan Police Service division that deals with magic and the supernatural and becomes the first English apprentice wizard in 70 years. 276 more words

Book Review

Ben Aaronovitch: The Hanging Tree (Review)

Ben Aaronovitch
(1964 – )

Ben Denis Aaronovitch is a London-born British writer who has worked on television series including Doctor Who, Casualty, Jupiter Moon and Dark Knight. 871 more words


Catching Up on Reading and Other Stuff

Now that Frontier Defiant is finally launched and winging its way through the world, I’ve taken the opportunity to do a little more reading.

Often when I’m editing or writing furiously, I read stuff that’s familiar – old favourites, like Terry Pratchett, Anne McCaffrey, or Brandon Sanderson. 386 more words

Gollancz Festival 2016

The weekend of the 17th and 18th September saw science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz put on its annual Gollancz Fest event, a two-day affair giving fans and writers the opportunity to mingle, network and discuss their shared love for the genres. 1,983 more words