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Moon Over Soho - Ben Aaronovitch
Moon Over Soho
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BODY AND SOUL   The song. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a gig at Soho’s 606 Club. The notes of the old... show more
BODY AND SOUL   The song. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a gig at Soho’s 606 Club. The notes of the old jazz standard are rising from the body—a sure sign that something about the man’s death was not at all natural but instead supernatural. Body and soul—they’re also what Peter will risk as he investigates a pattern of similar deaths in and around Soho. With the help of his superior officer, Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, the last registered wizard in England, and the assistance of beautiful jazz aficionado Simone Fitzwilliam, Peter will uncover a deadly magical menace—one that leads right to his own doorstep and to the squandered promise of a young jazz musician: a talented trumpet player named Richard “Lord” Grant—otherwise known as Peter’s dear old dad.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345524591 (0345524594)
ASIN: 345524594
Publisher: Random House Ballantine
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
Series: Peter Grant (#2)
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Community Reviews
sensitivemuse
sensitivemuse rated it
4.0 Great follow up to the first one
***Spoilers ahead you’ve been warned*** It is advisable to read the first one before you get into Moon Over Soho. You’re pretty much carrying on right after the events in the first book so it’s always better to get the background information before carrying on :) I was pleased with this one, com...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant, #2)
There are two storylines running through Moon Over Soho: one that begins and ends with this book, involving a string of suspicious deaths, all of them jazz musicians. The other centres on a mysterious, faceless, unknown sorcerer running around London killing and conducting his own Dr. Moreau type e...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5 Darkest London Square
I love the tone and humor in the novel. Peter Grant is a great guy to hang out with. The music riffs were nice too. Yet, the big reveal was something that anyone, including a bug, could have seen coming and quite frankly, the fact that Grant didn't see it was stupid.I did like the morality debate at...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.5 Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch (audiobook)
Series: Peter Grant #2 Musicians are dropping dead after gigs and there's a whiff of magic around their bodies... I really like these audiobooks; Kobna Holdbrook-Smith does a great job. There's only one voice that I have trouble understanding for long speeches but I guess that's kind of intentio...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Second Book in Series Very Good
I read "Moon Over Soho" by Ben Aaronovitch for the "Magical Realism" square. Please note that some things mentioned below may spoil the events in book #1. "Moon Over Soho" is the second book in the Peter Grant series. Due to a lot of us participating in Halloween bingo are reading this book, I...
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