Foxglove Summer: A Rivers of London Novel
Peter Grant—cop, magical apprentice, and Londoner to the core—is being forced out of his comfort zone and into the English countryside. His latest case involves the disappearance of children in the small village of Herefordshire, and the local police are unwilling to admit there might be a... show more
Peter Grant—cop, magical apprentice, and Londoner to the core—is being forced out of his comfort zone and into the English countryside. His latest case involves the disappearance of children in the small village of Herefordshire, and the local police are unwilling to admit there might be a supernatural element involved. Now Peter must deal with them, local river spirits, and the fact that all the shops close by 4 P.M.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2015-01-06
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Two girls go missing from a rural English town. Peter Grant is sent to that town on a routine mission to check up on individuals with magic powers, living in the area. Initially, his inquiries go no where, finding no connection between these individuals and the missing girls. But he does n...
Every year, the new PC Grant novel (or Rivers of London novel as I tend to call them) is one of my most anticipated reads. Also, I need to wait for more than half a year until the right paperback edition is published (height 19,7 cm; I mean even the MMP gets published earlier!) And, while it's not l...
Peter Grant is back to being 50% of the Folly, the branch of the police dealing with the supernatural.This time, he's off his home turf of London and headed off to the country.Ostensibly going to take a look into a missing persons case, it soon turns into something else.Good vein of humour running t...
When two young girls go missing in rural Herefordshire, police constable and wizard-in-training Peter Grant is sent out of London to check that nothing supernatural is involved.It’s purely routine—Nightingale, Peter’s superior, thinks he’ll be done in less than a day. But Peter’s never been one to w...
Although I like it, Ben Aaronovitch's Peter Grant series has been a bit hit and miss. The first, Rivers of London, was an absolute stonker - think Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere as a police procedural. The second, Moon Over Soho was slightly dire but managed to redeem itself with a lively final third. Boo...